John Funk

Midwest Bureau Chief




Most Recent News

April 1, 2021
Trucking companies can save on fuel costs if they electrify their fleet and their charging stations are augmented with distributed generation, EDF says. | Environmental Defense Fund
March 25, 2021
Ohio lawmakers voted unanimously to eliminate the $1.1 billion customer-paid subsidy they created to bail out of the state’s two nuclear power plants. | NRC
March 22, 2021
FirstEnergy has named Antonio Fernández vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer effective April 12. | FirstEnergy
March 16, 2021
FirstEnergy announced it had reached an agreement with Icahn Capital to add two of the conglomerate’s employees as new members to the utility’s board. | DangApricot, via Wikimedia
March 10, 2021
The House heard testimony from former EPA Administrators Christine Todd Whitman and Carol Browner shortly before the Senate confirmed Michael Regan. | JohnRaeNYC via NRDC
March 8, 2021
Ohio lawmakers are considering multiple bills to undo the $1 billion nuclear plant bailout for FirstEnergy, though none outright repeals the law. | FirstEnergy
February 18, 2021
A group of companies has formed the Net Zero Business Alliance to combat climate change and work with policymakers to achieve net-zero emissions. | Bipartisan Policy Center
February 11, 2021
The Edison Electric Institute is skeptical about its ability to meet the Biden administration’s goal of carbon-free electricity by 2035. | U.S. Department of Energy
February 7, 2021
Congress could push an infrastructure financing bill into the second quarter, imperiling the legislative goals of clean energy industries, the ACORE warned. | ACORE