PPL Corp. said Thursday it wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated Eastern Seaboard.
The president and vice president of the United States visited Pittsburgh today, putting the city in the spotlight once again.
Community College of Allegheny County’s West Hills site will host both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday afternoon.
Shuttering the schools is almost a no-brainer when the roads are too snowy. But when it comes to temperature, it’s more of a judgment call.
Get ready to say goodbye to the light bulbs we all grew up with.
Pennsylvania’s public utility regulators have an idea to save money on Black Friday.
Rob Pratte was joined by Rick Price from ProGas and Dave Dudo from BeeMac Trucking to discuss the upcoming Odyssey alternative fuel event.
FirstEnergy says it will close two coal-fired power plants in southwestern Pennsylvania as scheduled next week with no expectations that they will be sold or reopened under stricter environmental regulations.
The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.
Talk to coal industry executives and their political allies — and you’d think President Obama and his administration are out to get coal.
The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.
Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.
If you need a jolt of energy, coffee and sodas are not the only answer anymore. A new kind of potato chip can give you the same buzz you would get from energy drinks and they look and crunch the like any other chip.