The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that implementation of the EPA's Clean Power Plan should be stopped.
This is a big win for the 27 states suing the EPA over the Clean Power Plan regulations. The Supreme Court decision halts the requirements set by the Clean Power Plan until the lawsuit can be considered. Learn more.
Hydropowering Affordable Electricity
Wind and solar power projects often grab today’s sustainable energy headlines, but for more than 100 years another source of clean, renewable power has helped keep electricity affordable.
Water helps keep the lights on 24/7. Today, seven percent of the country’s electricity depends on hydroelectric power to provide low-cost, reliable electricity for homes, schools and businesses.
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In a big win for affordable electricity, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial Clean Power Plan should be put on hold while courts consider legal challenges from 27 states. Learn more.
With significantly fewer customers per mile and with diverse and often rugged terrain to cross, rural areas present numerous extra challenges for connecting homes and businesses to electricity. Couple this reality with poorly conceived government mandates on the energy sector, and getting affordable, reliable power to large swaths of the rural West becomes a nearly insurmountable task.