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Mergers: Southern Co. Bids for AGL Resources

The Southern Company and AGL Resources deal underscores the move from coal to natural gas

The States' Modest Request of the EPA

Given the expense, delay the implementation until the courts decide
Sixteen states, a full third of the 48 states effected, have asked the EPA to voluntarily stay implementation of the final Clean Power Plan regulations until the constitutional litigation over the rule is resolved.

Jobs, Jobs and Energy Jobs

It's 2 million, and counting. But how high can it go?
With some 2 million jobs, and with their well-above-average compensation, benefits and job quality, electricity employment is an important slice of the nation’s workforce.

Clean Power Plan Formalized

Steeper carbon cuts required but states have more time to comply
Can the Obama administration successfully guide its newly-formed Clean Power Plan through the legal system? While the regulation is despised by coal-related groups, others are applauding it –– calling it a huge step forward to boost both the economy and the environment.

To Reach Our Energy Future

The day may come when customers actually love their utility.
The new initiative from New York state – Reforming the Energy Vision, or “REV” – will redesign the power grid, making it more secure, efficient, resilient, and economic for electric utility customers.