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Supreme Court upholds ruling against PacifiCorp

- The Utah Supreme Court upheld a ruling this week that information the regional power company PacifiCorp used constructing a Mona power plant included trade secrets. More...

Rep. Black Writes TVA, Federal Agencies to Raise Concerns on Crab Orchard Wind Farm

- Washington, D.C. - Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06) recently sent a letter to Tennessee Valley Authority President and CEO William Johnson raising concerns regarding the proposed Crab Orchard Wind Project. Rep. Black sent similar letters about the project to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) urging them to ... More...

SC of Ohio gives verdict in support of FirstEnergy in rate lawsuit

- At least in theory, government officials are supposed to monitor electric utilities and ensure they do not abuse their monopoly power. More...
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State regulatory review board rejects PUC's net-metering limits

By Daniel Moore, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - May 19--A state regulatory review board has struck down limits on how much surplus electricity customers with their own power generators, like rooftop solar panels, can sell back to utilities in Pennsylvania. More...

Former Colo. Gov. Bill Ritter to Deliver Keynote Address at the E Source Energy Managers' Roundtable in April

E Source Companies, LLC - Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter will deliver the keynote address at the 20th Annual E Source Energy Managers' Roundtable. more...

ScottMadden Insight: Improving Regulatory Outcomes

ScottMadden, Inc. - ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America's leading energy consulting firms, recently released, "Improving Regulatory Outcomes: Reengineering the Rate Case." This article, written by Richard D. more...

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By Miles Farmer
On: May 4, 2016
The Supreme Court's decision in Hughes v. Talen Energy Marketing, LLC, is good news for clean energy. The Court's decision is very important because, in holding that Maryland exceeded its authority in adopting a program more...
By Dan Delurey
On: April 27, 2016
In my last column I looked backward and talked about past forays into competition within the electricity sector. Now it is time for me to toss out my thoughts on where we are going from more...
By Dan Delurey
On: April 4, 2016
Sometimes in order to see where we are going it is important to look at where we have been. That is likely true of the evolution of the electricity sector. more...
By Michael Smith
On: March 22, 2016
The White House is standing-up a Water Resources intra-agency organization which will function like the go-go days of the Department of Energy with "shovel ready" projects which helped spark today's solar, smart grid and alternative more...
By Rick Barnett
On: March 7, 2016
Although the potential of residential efficiency is well recognized, the gap between potential and reality is still being investigated. more...

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