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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

Biden’s climate-focused infrastructure plan geared to curb U.S. carbon emissions

Environmental groups cheered the plan, which calls for spending on everything from renewable energy to plugging old oil and gas wells that emit methane.

By Reid Frazier