Con Edison Set to Launch ‘Community Power,’ Expanding Solar for Low Income Customers

The Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. on April 23 filed a plan with the New York Public Service Commission to implement its “Community Power” project, which will examine ways to boost distributed solar access for low- and moderate-income customers. The company proposes to install solar arrays on the roofs of New York City…

U.S. Petroleum Product Exports Set Record High for Sixteenth Straight Year Amid Growing Crude Output: EIA

U.S. exports of petroleum products hit a new high last year, reaching an annual average of 5.6 million barrels per day, an increase of 366,000 from 2017, according to an April 23 report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Distillate, propane, and motor gasoline together had the largest share of exports. The large volumes were…

New Mexico Regulator Urged to Investigate PNM’s 115-Megawatt Nuclear Power Purchase Plan

A 26-member coalition of consumer and environmental groups on April 22 asked the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission to examine the ratepayer impacts of the Public Service Company of New Mexico’s planned purchase of its expiring leases of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station Unit 1 and Unit 2 in 2023 and 2024, respectively. The…