U.S. Department of Energy Announces First Awards under Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program

LCG, October 16, 2020--The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) this week announced it has selected two U.S.-based teams to receive $160 million in initial funding under the new Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP).

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PSEG Files Application to Extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for New Jersey's Carbon-Free Nuclear Power Facilities

LCG, October 2, 2020--PSEG yesterday filed applications to extend Zero Emission Certificates (ZECs) for the Salem and Hope Creek nuclear power plants in Salem County in order to preserve New Jersey's largest carbon-free source of electricity and to help New Jersey achieve its clean energy goal of 100 percent carbon-free energy supply by 2050.

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New President of California PUC Appointed

LCG, Dec. 31, 2002--Commissioner Michael Peevey was appointed by California Gov. Gray Davis as his choice to replace the current President of the California Public Utilities Commission, Loretta Lynch, according to spokesman Steve Maviglio.

In addition, Davis' Cabinet Secretary, Susan Kennedy, was named to the board, and would take the place of Henry Duque, who is scheduled to vacate his seat. With Duque's departure, Davis will have appointed all five members of the Commission board.

Peevey is formerly a president of Edison International and executive at Southern California Edison. He was also chief executive at TruePricing Inc., which used technology to track energy usage for large business customers and government institutions, from 1995 to 2000.

Legislators will need to vote on Davis' appointments, after the state's Senate members return to Sacramento on Jan. 6. It is not known yet when the appointments will be voted upon.
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