The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) recently appointed Kriss Kennedy to the position of administrator at the NRC’s Region IV office in Arlington, Texas.
The appointment caps Kennedy’s 28-year career with the NRC, in which he has served most recently as the deputy regional administrator of... Read More »
National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissions (NARUC) members spoke out on Monday and Tuesday at a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) technical conference to address potentially frivolous spending on transmission projects.
FERC held a technical conference on competitive tra... Read More »
The Alliance to Save Energy named the recipients of its 24th Annual Star of Energy Efficiency Awards on Monday, including United States Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz as a recipient of its public service award.
Moniz will receive the Charles H. Percy Award for Public Service in... Read More »
Duke Energy Florida was recently honored by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree Line USA utility for the 10th consecutive year.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation for our tree care programs for the 10th straight year,” Alex Glenn, Duke Energy Florida state president, ... Read More »
Daily aerial fire patrols were started by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) this week across hundreds of miles of its service area to aid state and local fire agencies with fire detection and response during the summer.
"PG&E is committed to continue this very successful aerial fire-patrol ... Read More »
The Houston-based CenterPoint Energy, Inc., a leader in integrating smart grid technology to achieve more reliable electricity service for its customers, won an international award this month for its electric grid efforts.
CenterPoint was awarded the International Smart Grid Action Network Award ... Read More »
Prices for carbon dioxide (CO2) emission allowances from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) have continued to slip, selling for $4.53 each in the program’s 32nd auction on June 1, a decrease of approximately 14 percent since the last auction in March.
The decline in the June auction ... Read More »
In a recent statement regarding light pollution control efforts, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) indicated its support for the majority of the items contained in the new community guidance issued by the American Medical Association (AMA) relating to LED outdoor lighting.
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Consumers Energy announced two new mobile command centers for its emergency response team in Michigan on Monday to enable emergency responders to have access to important information during blackouts through backup internet and communications infrastructure.
The command centers stand 30 feet tal... Read More »
The PPL Corp. recently said that it does not expect last week’s referendum regarding Britain’s decision to exit the European Union to impact its U.K.-based utilities, unless the value of the British pound sterling continues to fall.
PPL CEO, Chairman and President William H. Spence said that... Read More »