Latest Energy policy News

The Latest: Trump pitches economic argument in New Mexico

Sep. 16, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's rally in New Mexico (all times local): 9:05 p.m. President Donald Trump made a pocketbook appeal to New Mexico voters, assuring them at a rally Monday night near Albuquerque that his energy policies have made the state wealthier. Trump warned...

Japan urges nuke plants to prepare for decommissioning era

Sep. 2, 2019 4:55 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear policy-setting body adopted a report Monday saying the country is entering an era of massive nuclear plant decommissioning, urging plant operators to plan ahead to lower safety risks and costs requiring decades and billions of dollars. Twenty-four commercial reactors —...

State with ambitions as wind-energy hub seeks to lure more

Aug. 27, 2019 1:29 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island approved tax credits Monday to lure a third major offshore wind company to the state as part of an effort to become a hub for the industry. The first U.S. offshore wind farm began operating off Block Island, Rhode Island, in late 2016, and Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo...