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Basin Electric wins authorization to join SPP subject to FERC approval

Jul 22, 2014 -- MarketLine - Basin Electric Power Cooperative has received authorization to join a regional transmission organization, or RTO, the Southwest Power Pool, or SPP, subject to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's, or FERC's, approval of necessary documents. More...

Minnesota Power Completes Environmental Agreement with EPA

Jul 22 - Professional Services Close - Up - Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE, Inc., has reached a settlement agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency that resolves alleged violations of the New Source Review provisions of the Clean Air Act. More...

House Committee Approves Rep. Capito's Coal Bill

Jul 17 - Congressional Documents & Publications - The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee today passed legislation introduced by U.S. More...
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Governor paves the way for $30 million solar power purchase

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL July 15, 2014 -- Daily Northwestern, provided by UWIRE, a division of Uloop via Comtex - Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill into law June 28 requiring the Illinois Power Agency to purchase up to $30 million of solar power. More...

Minnesota Power Finalizes Environmental Agreement with EPA

DULUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2014 - Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE, Inc. More...

Lawmaker seeks federal intervention with proposed APCO rate hike

Jul 16 - McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Charles Owens Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va. - A local lawmaker is calling upon the Federal Trade Commission and other regulatory agencies to intervene in a 17 percent rate increase sought by Appalachian Power. More...

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By Sheldon Zakreski
On: July 9, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a proposal for the first-ever national protections from dangerous carbon pollution from existing power plants. The EPA plans to utilize section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act more...
By Dr. Marc Lamoureux
On: June 16, 2014
Internal controls are becoming a crucial part of business processes to achieve NERC reliability standard compliance objectives. An internal control program may consist of processes, practices, policies, procedures and activities that an organization employs to more...
By Brian S. Heslin
On: February 28, 2014
Several months ago we discussed the lack of coordination between the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") regarding energy market enforcement activities. more...
By Sarah Battaglia
On: February 26, 2014
Most people that deal with energy have heard of a deregulated electricity market. Still, many find it difficult to differentiate it from a regulated market. It can be a challenging concept to understand, but I'm more...
By Denise Bode
On: February 12, 2014
Whenever we enter a new year, it's always all about getting in shape. Turning the page on the calendar is about new beginnings and it's no different when it comes to this country's energy and more...

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Gas and Electric Law and Policy: The Shifting Regulatory and Market Landscape

Tuesday Jul 29, 2014 - Washington, DC, District of Columbia - USA

POSTPONED TO FALL 2014 At the request of several public officials and because the current date falls on the planned final week of Congressional session before the August recess, we have decided to postpone the conference until the Fall. We more...

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