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Pa. environmental, religious and other groups criticize Shapiro plan for ignoring climate change

More than 100 advocacy groups say Shapiro’s “fossil fuels-first all-of-the-above energy strategy” does not move at the speed of climate change.

By Rachel McDevitt

Federal rule aims to ease connection between new power and grid

Advocates say it’s a first step in getting more renewables online, but some regional grid operators may fight the rule.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. green group highlights renewable energy projects in all 67 counties

PennEnvironment says the map shows the path forward for Pennsylvania to get to 100 percent locally-produced, renewable energy.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania ranks near bottom of states in renewable energy generation

Pennsylvania comes in 45th in the country in energy production from wind, solar, and hydropower.

By Rachel McDevitt

Influx of renewables has regional operator planning for future electric grid

Over the next 15 years PJM Interconnection expects to add 100,000 megawatts of renewable power.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pennsylvania is vying for a clean energy hub, but some worry it still relies on fossil fuels

“This would transform our economy. This would transform us in ways we really should be excited about.”

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

Offshore wind energy lease sale in N.Y., N.J. touted as eventual jobs creator

The fishing industry says the Biden administration is fast-tracking offshore wind development on an industrial scale  at the expense of the environment and sustainable fisheries.

By Susan Phillips

Lawmakers consider bill to account for cleanup when developing renewable energy projects

Critics say the proposal holds wind and solar to higher standards than natural gas, and could discourage development in the state.

By Rachel McDevitt