On this week's premiere broadcast of Mountain Stage, we welcome southern rock royalty, the Drive-By Truckers back to the Mountain Stage for their fifth appearance. Guest host Larry Groce also welcomes West Virginia country rocker and songwriter Charles Wesley Godwin, singer songwriter Eilen Jewell, Afrofuturist folk artist Jake Blount with percussive dancer Nic Gareiss, and contemporary folk musician Tomberlin.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In what could be a sign of bigger changes happening in the power sector, coal fell to 14 percent of PJM’s power in the first five months of this year.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Renewables overtook nuclear in 2021 and coal last year, accounting for about 21 percent of the country’s electricity.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
They visited the site of the Kanawha River Plant, an Appalachian Power facility that operated from 1953 until 2015.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
State lawmakers wrapped up energy related legislation in the final hours of the session, including a bill to create a Mining Mutual Insurance Company.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, the senior Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, asked a panel of experts Wednesday about building out nuclear power.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The ban was enacted more than 25 years ago at a time when few lawmakers supported any form of energy other than coal.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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