FERC Issues Order Amending Order Modifying and Approving Non-project Use of Project Lands and Waters re Alabama Power Company Under P-2146

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 22 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order.

FERC Issues Letter Order Accepting Virginia Electric and Power Company's 3/21/14 Fling of Revised Depreciation Rates for OATT Formula Transmission...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 22 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order.

CIRI wants ML&P to buy wind power

Wind | Apr 23 - Anchorage Daily News (AK)
Cook Inlet Region Inc. is making a renewed push to persuade Anchorage's municipal utility to buy power from its wind project on Fire Island, which sits in the Inlet just to the west of the city.

EPA Ruling Shows Wisconsin Air Pollution Lowest in 30 Years

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 23 - Targeted News Service
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources issued the following news release: Sustained efforts by manufacturers, utilities and the transportation industry to reduce fine particle pollution achieved a long-sought victory Tuesday as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared Milwaukee, Racine and Waukesha counties in compliance with all federal air quality standards.

FERC Issues Order Authorizing Disposition of Jurisdictional Facilities re Sunrise Power Company, LLC Under EC14-70

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 22 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order.

FERC Issues Order Certifying Incremental Hydropower Generation For Production Tax Credit re Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation's Station No. 26...

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 22 - Targeted News Service
The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order.

Connecticut regulators expected to issue ruling on utilities' tree-trimming plan within days

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 23 - New Haven Register (CT)
State utility regulators are just days away from issuing a ruling on how Connecticut's electric utilities should go about trimming trees that could threaten distribution networks.

Ameren coal ash zoning appeal canceled

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jacob Barker St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A Franklin County Board of Zoning Adjustment meeting to hear an appeal of Ameren Missouri's plan for a coal ash landfill has been canceled.

Chelan PUD could cut debt in half by 2019

Business & Corporate | Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Pratt The Wenatchee World, Wash.
If Mother Nature smiles on hydropower and market and expense forecasts play out as planned, the Chelan County PUD will cut its debt in half by 2019 without raising rates.

SUNY Potsdam opens natural gas power plant

Fossil & Biomass | Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Jacob Tierney Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.
SUNY Potsdam's newly opened $8 million heat and power plant can produce enough electricity to almost entirely meet the college's needs while cutting down on carbon emissions.

The Alliance for Solar Choice Applauds Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Secretary of Energy and Environment Michael Teague for Leading on Distributed Generation

Solar | SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed an Executive Order to promote the growth of distributed solar and wind in Oklahoma.

Nuke plants submit seismic evaluations to NRC

Policy, Regulatory & Legal | Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Rachel Morgan Beaver County Times, Pa.
Nuclear plants across the country were required last month to submit seismic hazard re-evaluations to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, part of the agency's post-Fukushima directives.

Unitil Declares Common Stock Dividend

Business & Corporate | HAMPTON, N.H., Apr 22, 2014 -- BUSINESS WIRE
Unitil Corporation (NYSE:UTL) (www.unitil.com) today announced that its Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of $0.345 per share, payable on May 29, 2014, to shareholders of record on May 15, 2014.

Failure prevention just got easier with ABB's smarter, safer Load Tap Changer

Annoucement | Chicago, IEEE PES, April 22, 2014 (News Release)
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced it will be demonstrating a new and improved Type VRLTC load tap changer at the IEEE event, with enhanced intelligence and safety features on display.

County to seek federal grant to fund dam upgrades

Hydro | Apr 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Doug McDonough Plainview Daily Herald, Texas
During a special meeting Monday, brought on by a Friday deadline for a grant application, Hale County commissioners authorized County Judge Bill Coleman to sign an agreement with the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service to seek federal funding to upgrade a trio of flood control dams on the Runningwater Draw.

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