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Utilities back off on goals

By Mike Clark, The Florida Times-Union - Excerpts from an editorial in The South Florida Sun Sentinel:Now is no time to ease up on energy conservation goals for Florida utilities. More...

Missouri River Energy Services: Committee Confirms Territory Freeze Is Bad for South Dakota

Targeted News Service - SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota, Nov. 8 -- Missouri River Energy Services issued the following news release:The Interim Legislative Committee to study electric services in South Dakota met for the final time in Pierre yesterday and recommended the municipal and rural More...

PG&E rep to discuss power shutoff plan at free lecture

Santa Maria Times, Calif. - Nov. 7--A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. senior public safety specialist will speak about the public safety power shutoff plan during a free lecture scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in the Ocean's Seven Café at Lompoc More...
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PG&E equipment caused East Bay city's two fires, investigators confirm

By Annie Sciacca, East Bay Times - Nov. 7--LAFAYETTE -- Days after Pacific Gas and Electric told state utility regulators its equipment had malfunctioned near the site of twin blazes in Lafayette late last month, Contra Costa fire officials have confirmed the company's electrical equipment caused both More...

Maryland PSC: Filings for the Period Nov. 4-8, 2019

Targeted News Service - ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, Nov. 4 -- The Maryland Public Service Commission issued the following filing:I. TARIFFS RECEIVED1. Delmarva Power & Light Company - filed, on November 04, 2019 Tariff revisions (ML# 227359)2. Potomac Electric Power Company - filed, on November 04, More...

NRC Approves Changes to Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station's Emergency Planning Requirements

Targeted News Service - WASHINGTON, Nov. 4 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following news release:The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted a request to alter the emergency preparedness plan for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Mass., to reflect the plant's decommissioning More...

Articles 

By Todd Brecher
On: August 22, 2016
On July 21, 2016, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or "Commission") issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to (1) collect a wide range of "connected entity" data for market surveillance and enforcement more...
By Marc Rauch
On: July 18, 2016
Recently, New York took a major step toward rethinking utility economics when it issued the "Order Adopting a Ratemaking and Utility Revenue Model Policy Framework" (also known as Track 2 Order). This action aims to more...
By Lena Hansen
On: June 17, 2016
It has been more than three years since Superstorm Sandy came ashore, creating massive storm flooding, gasoline shortages, and more than a week of power outages. Sandy's devastation revealed critical gaps in New York's utility more...
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...

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By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - The whole title is "Is Bill Gates’ darker side ‘Energy Miracle,’ a brighter side institutional innovation under Great Capitalism?," which more...

Power & Brazil: enough is enough!

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Can energy, information, and transportation mutually reinforcing each other to lift all boats?

By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - Please consider the GMH post World Economic Forum Davos 2016: Will #OWS and #15M love The Industrialist’s Dilemma?, to address more...