The owner of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station is being required to spend about $5 million over the next three years to prove the Plymouth plant and the pools where spent fuel rods are stored can stand up to tremors from regional earthquakes.
Pennsylvania's proposal to control smog-forming emissions from coal-fired power plants sets limits so lax that most of those facilities could continue to operate without the pollution controls they've already installed, just as they're doing now, according to two environmental organizations that have reviewed the rules.
The Board of Directors of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 5 cents per share payable May 15, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 1, 2014.
| Apr 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Andrew Maykuth The Philadelphia Inquirer
The city announced Thursday that owners of more than 86 percent of Philadelphia's large commercial buildings complied with a new law to report energy usage, and their average Energy Star score came in at 64, above the national average of 50.
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| Apr 18 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Tim Engstrom Albert Lea Tribune, Minn.
A dozen southern Minnesota electric cooperatives and Alliant Energy filed their joint application this week with the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for the sale of Alliant's Minnesota electricity operations.
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that FERC issued an order affirming a FERC Administrative Law Judge's (ALJ) initial decision issued in September 2012 regarding cost allocation at its Dave Gates Generating Station (DGGS).
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release: The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will increase its level of oversight at the Ginna nuclear power plant following the finalization of a "white" (low to moderate safety significance) inspection finding for the facility.
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| Apr 17 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Christine Pratt The Wenatchee World, Wash.
Chelan County PUD General Manager Steve Wright says that emails released this month to a newspaper show that his actions as head of the Bonneville Power Administration were correct, if minimal, in delegating concerns about the federal agency's practices for hiring veterans.