Topic: PJM Interconnection LLC
Environmental regulations by the Obama administration come at a cost to coal plants and mines, but the rise of cheap natural gas appears to be a greater threat.
Wind, nuclear, and coal all look expensive compared to natural gas generation.
With the upper half of the US in the grip of a heat wave, energy usage is hitting records or near-records. But grid operators say they are prepared for the increased demand.
07/21/2011 07:37 pm
A 'heat dome' has settled over 17 states in the central US, where it is likely to stay for several days. Temperatures will feel hotter than 110 degrees F. in some places.
07/18/2011 04:50 pm