The California Energy Commission on March 3 proposed $15 million in funding for five entities to further develop their clean-energy technology projects. Examples of projects include production of transparent solar-power-generating windows; manufacture of a solid-state heat engine; and produc… Read More

Poor maintenance practices, equipment defects and a lack of training contributed to two separate, sustained outages that took the 750-MW, coal-fired Comanche Unit 3 off line for more than a year, according to a March 1 staff report from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. Read More

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on March 4 reported out Deb Haaland's nomination to be secretary of the Department of the Interior on a nearly party-line vote of 11-9, including crucial support from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), the committee's chairman. Read More