Demonstrators march toward the California Public Utilities Commission building to protest a proposal under consideration by the CPUC on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022. The proposal would cut back on net metering credits earned by residents for excess solar electricity that is sent to the state electrical grid. (Craig Lee/The Examiner)

Once the birthplace of many solar-powered start-ups, the Bay Area is now becoming a battleground for the fight brewing over the future of California’s rooftop solar industry. At issue is a proposal by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) that would revise a policy that allows residents to be paidContinue Reading

Daniel Moore

Underground natural gas reservoirs—in depleted oil and gas fields, aquifers, and salt formations—have emerged as a flashpoint for federal energy regulators as they work to finalize a new policy on pipeline reviews. Two gas storage projects under review highlight the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s challenge in assessing emissions impacts fromContinue Reading

Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Climate divides conservative Democrats in reconciliation push

Welcome to Wednesday’s Overnight Energy & Environment, your source for the latest news focused on energy, the environment and beyond. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Today we’re looking at divides on climate among Democrats who are critical of reconciliation, who’s going to COP26 and a cyber warning for water systems.  For TheContinue Reading