Search External News Ohio Supreme Court Dismisses Power Plant Lawsuit December 18, 2019 Source: Toledo Blade The Ohio Supreme Court threw out FirstEnergy Solutions’ lawsuit arguing that the recently enacted law bailing out its two nuclear power plants on Lake Erie cannot be subjected to voter referendum. External News Cities Look to Natural Gas Bans to Curb Carbon Emissions December 02, 2019 Source: Scientific American Cities in California and Massachusetts are advancing what has become the newest trend in the local fight against climate change: bans on natural gas hookups in new buildings. External News Who’s Behind the Chinese Conspiracy Ads Against Ohio’s Nuclear Referendum? October 09, 2019 Source: Energy News Network Questions remain about where the money is coming from to fund both the petition drive for a public vote on FirstEnergy’s subsidies and the inflammatory campaign against it by a group called Ohioans for Energy Security. External News FirstEnergy Solutions behind Argument against Ohio Nuclear Subsidy Referendum September 04, 2019 Source: Energy News Network Documents show the company retained the law firm arguing that HB 6 is exempt from state referendum procedures. External News Report: Kansas Utilities Run Coal Plants Year-Round Even Though It Costs Ratepayers Millions August 01, 2019 Source: KCUR "The way Westar Energy runs its coal plants in Kansas unnecessarily costs consumers millions of dollars a year through an obscure, if common, practice known as self-committing generation." External News Ohio Governor Signs Coal and Nuclear Bailout at Expense of Renewable Energy August 01, 2019 Source: InsideClimate News Opponents fear the law will send the growing wind and solar industry to neighboring states while Ohio homeowners are stuck boosting old, uneconomical power plants. External News Hawaii’s On-Bill Financing Program Unlocks Energy Upgrades for the Masses June 12, 2019 Source: Greentech Media The Aloha State’s GEM$ program enables renters and low-income households to install solar and energy-saving equipment with no upfront costs. External News Effort to Trade Gas for Hydropower in Northeast Meets Resistance May 29, 2019 Source: Scientific American Some residents are concerned about environmental impacts from proposed transmission lines.