Pennsylvania had more solar projects installed this year, but still lags far behind nearby states

New Jersey has 6.5 times as many solar megawatts as Pennsylvania, where the requirements for solar are decidedly unambitious.

Three Mile Island’s 60-year shutdown would cost $1.2 billion

The Three Mile Island Unit 1 nuclear reactor shutdown, set to begin in September, would take nearly 60 years and $1.2 billion to complete

Three Mile Island’s 60-year shutdown would cost $1.2 billion

The Three Mile Island Unit 1 nuclear reactor shutdown, set to begin in September, would take nearly 60 years and $1.2 billion to complete

Beware of switching scams by electric telemarketers using ‘super high-pressure tactics,’ PUC warns

Pa. regulators say electricity telemarketers are using “harassing and intimidating” tactics to get customers to switch power suppliers, including false threats of shutoffs

Beware of switching scams by electric telemarketers using ‘super high-pressure tactics,’ PUC warns

Pa. regulators say electricity telemarketers are using “harassing and intimidating” tactics to get customers to switch power suppliers, including false threats of shutoffs

Damaged Philly refinery gives workers a 6-week extension to prepare ‘for a possible sale or restart’

Philadelphia Energy Solutions on Wednesday extended the termination date of about 950 refinery employees from July 12 to Aug. 25 to allow the company to better prepare the fire-damaged property for resale or a restart.

Damaged Philly refinery gives workers a 6-week extension to prepare ‘for a possible sale or restart’

Philadelphia Energy Solutions on Wednesday extended the termination date of about 950 refinery employees from July 12 to Aug. 25 to allow the company to better prepare the fire-damaged property for resale or a restart.
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Philly refinery workers, soon to be jobless, recount how reflexes kicked in when disaster struck

Refinery workers spoke Tuesday about how their training prepared them to safely shut down the plant in an emergency, but did not prepare them for the stunning news about the plant’s sudden closure.

With South Philly refinery closing, questions about taxpayer subsidies that kept it going

The South Philadelphia refinery was on the brink of closing in 2012, but politicians scrambled to keep it open with the aid of taxpayer subsidies. Now some are questioning whether that was a good decision.

Lawsuit challenges U.S. approvals of Keystone XL pipeline

Environmentalists are asking a federal judge to cancel permits and other approvals issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada

Philadelphia refinery workers sue over abrupt closure, layoffs

The proposed class-action lawsuit filed by workers allege that Philadelphia Energy Solutions failed to provide a notice a 60-day notice of layoffs before it abruptly closed the plant after a devastating fire.

Gas prices jump after refinery closure, just in time for Independence Day

Regional gasoline prices have jumped as much as 8 cents a gallon, thanks to the impending Philly refinery closure and ongoing tensions in the Mideast.

Refinery workers hadn't been told about the closure yet. Then their vacation days started disappearing.

More than 1,000 PES workers were given notice Wednesday, following the devastating refinery fire. Employees said it felt like they were the last to be told.

Chief investigator of the Philly refinery explosion describes a landscape of twisted steel

The refinery, the largest on the East Coast, had told state labor officials that it will shut the plant down Monday and lay off about 1,020 workers in the following two weeks.

Refinery fire has been extinguished; investigation begins Monday

Investigators from federal and local agencies, including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, are scheduled to begin their investigation early Monday.

‘It looked like Armageddon’: Refinery fire puts focus on toxic chemical

Philadelphia Energy Solutions use of a dangerous chemical, hydrofluoric acid, at its South Philadelphia refinery is likely to become a focus of investigators examining Friday's fiery accident.

Refinery fire still burning: Philly ‘narrowly dodged a catastrophe’

A series of explosions at the PES refinery lit up the sky early Friday, prompting a federal investigation and environmental concerns in nearby neighborhoods.

NRC approves transfer of NJ nuclear plant to Holtec International, which will dismantle it

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission gave its blessing to Holtec's plan to accelerate the $885 million decommissioning of the Oyster Creek nuclear plant, which shut down in 2018.

Another retail storefront bites the dust: City utility to close downtown bill-pay location

Philadelphia Gas Works plans to shut down its Center City customer service center, which is slated for the wrecking ball. Walk-in traffic had slowed as more customers moved online.

Clean energy market added 5,000 jobs in 2018, new report shows

But the government could be a lot more aggressive in setting targets and creating incentives for clean energy.

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