Electricity Grid

Lawmakers Hear What Went Wrong With The Grid Last Month

State lawmakers got more information Thursday about the electric power grid problems during Christmas weekend. The regional transmission operator that includes West Virginia, 12 other states and the District of Columbia experienced high demand and high generation failures from Dec. 23-25.

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FirstEnergy Emergency Request Could Be A Last Chance To Help Coal Power

Ohio-based utility FirstEnergy Solutions made waves last month when it asked the Department of Energy to grant it an emergency order to help keep coal and…

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Federal Study Touts Coal's Importance During Bomb Cyclone

As temperatures plunged during the 12-day cold snap that hit just after Christmas, many people across the East Coast reached for their thermostats, which…

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