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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Legislation to close coal-fired power plants by 2045 while propping up nuclear power and green energy programs stalled out again at the statehouse, but work continues on the bill.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. installed a record amount of wind-generating capacity last year, adding nearly 17,000 megawatts of power on land, according to an Energy Department report being released Monday.
Some at the Illinois statehouse are eying a bailout of the nuclear industry with a goal to shut down coal-generated power. Critics say that wo…
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - The Illinois Senate is coming back to session Tuesday, and one issue they’re expected to take up is a bill regulating the state’s energy industry.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A bipartisan group of state lawmakers warns that handing over a near-monopoly to nuclear power by forcing the closure of nonprofit coal-fired power plants will mean higher energy costs in downstate Illinois.