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NRC completes environmental report of N-plant

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Angeljean Chiaramida The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass. - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week issued its Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the NextEra Energy Seabrook nuclear power plant's request to extend its operating license from 2030 to 2050. More...

NIPSCO to file rate case with regulators in October

Aug 3 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Keith Benman The Times, Munster, Ind. - NIPSCO electric plans to file a new rate case with state regulators on or about Oct. More...

Obama Hails Historic U.S. Plan To Tackle Climate Change

Aug 03 - Radio Free Europe Documents & Publications - U.S. President Barack Obama has called his landmark plan to tackle greenhouse gases from U.S. coal-fired power plants "the single most important step America has ever taken in the fight against global climate change." More...
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The winners, losers in Obama's clean power plan

WASHINGTON (AP) Josh Lederman | Aug 03, 2015 - Some of the changes Obama is making in the final version of the plan go even further in cutting the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming. More...

Talen gets aggressive in competitive wholesale market

Lynnda Greene | Aug 03, 2015 - Talen's recent $1.18 billion acquisition represents some outsized advantages for a two-month-old comer charging very fast (maybe too fast) out of the gate. More...

Power firms seek regulator nod in supply-deal changes

Jul 31 - Business Mirror (Philippines) - SAN Miguel Energy Corp. and Clark Electric Distribution Corp. are asking the regulators to approve changes in their power supply agreement and, at the same time, to issue a provisional authority so they can implement it prior to the scheduled shutdown of the Sual power plant. More...

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By Stephen Heins
On: July 15, 2015
State utility commissioners in all 50 states are under a lot of stress. First, they must formulate and plan for the future of their states' electrical grids and at the same time, keep their eyes more...
By Dr. Dimitri Daskalakis
On: May 18, 2015
A crucial day of decision in the so-called "War on Demand Response" came on Monday April 27. The Supreme Court announced whether it will review the 2-1 decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for more...
By Rasika Athawale
On: March 30, 2015
The electricity industry is undergoing rapid changes in response to policy push as an outcome from climate change concerns and disruption pull from products and solutions such as distributed energy resources and demand response. more...
By Suzanne Jones
On: March 26, 2015
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated into the state's overall compliance plans, an expert panel told more...
By Rick Shumard , Steve Schneider
On: February 9, 2015
The critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standard for physical security measures (CIP-014-1) from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and became effective on Jan. 26, more...

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