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Environmental groups, attorneys general again sue to block nuclear plant relicensing

Oct 30 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - Just a week after the Nuclear Regulatory Commission began relicensing nuclear power plants, environmental groups and several states are again suing to stop it. More...

New Study Confirms: Scott Brown's Energy Agenda Would Increase Prices for New Hampshire Consumers

Oct 30 - Targeted News Service - Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., the Democratic nominee seeking re-election for the U.S. Senate, issued the following campaign news: In case you missed it, the Energy Information Administration today reported that a central tenet of Scott Brown's energy agenda, boosting natural gas exports, would in fact raise prices by "as much as 11 percent" here in the U.S. More...

Commission rejects $438 million plan to build solar plant in Moapa Valley

Oct 30 - Las Vegas Sun (NV) - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is unhappy that state regulators rejected a plan by Nevada Power to build a $438 million solar energy plant on the Moapa Valley Paiute Reservation about 50 miles from Las Vegas. More...
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FERC Issues Order Authorizing the Disposition of Facilities Re Nevada Power Company and Nevada Sun-Peak Limited Partnership Under EC14-83

Oct 30 - Targeted News Service - The U.S. Department of Energy's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued the text of the following delegated order. More...

EPW Republicans Reports Scrutinize EPA Tactics, Environmental Collusion

Oct 30 - Targeted News Service - The ranking Republican member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee issued the following news release:

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North Carolina Department of Utilities Commission Order Granting Extensions of Time

Oct 30 - Targeted News Service - The North Carolina Utilities Commission issued the following order: In the Matter ofApplication by Virginia Electric and Power Company, d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power, for Approval of Demand-Side Management and Energy Efficiency Cost Recovery Rider Pursuant to G.S. More...

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By Ernest Norsworthy
On: July 30, 2014
Some in the electric power transmission business must wonder if it makes political sense to follow the administration's lead and at least pay lip service to their green initiatives (mainly solar and wind) and to more...
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...

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MOVING BEYOND THE CIP: UTILIZING ENERGY SECURITY TO YOUR ADVANTAGE

Thursday Nov 6, 2014 - 12:00 PM Eastern - Virtual Event

Points for Discussion on November 6th: * How do I merge my grid resiliency and physical security efforts? * What key DoD and intelligence technologies can be used to enhance my physical security? * How can I realize the benefits more...

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Ofgem: Energy companies' complaints handling processes 'awful'

By Kevin Burke - The complaints handling procedures of the UK's gas and electricity companies are "frankly, awful", the country's energy regulator has said. more...
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Ofgem investigating British Gas, E.ON and Npower over slow business advance meter roll out

By Kevin Burke - Penned on behalf of 24/7 Home Rescue. Ofgem had begun investigating three of the Big Six over their slow advance-meter more...
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GoCompare: Some energy bills rising by up to £205 on Hallowe'en

By Kevin Burke - Customers who have not switched energy supplier could see their annual gas and electricity bill increase by 10%, or £104 more...


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