Duke Energy Florida filed a petition last week with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) to recover from customers an estimated $381 million for costs associated with the company's response to Hurricane Irma, which struck Florida in September.
The company is also seeking to recover $132 ... Read More »
The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) issued orders Wednesday requiring for-profit utilities to track their savings resulting from lower corporate tax rates that take effect Jan. 1, so that those savings can be passed on to customers through rate reductions.
Under recently enacted federal... Read More »
In a unanimous vote, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted through a set of three long-term infrastructure improvement plans (LTIIPs) to press forward the replacement of an aging utility framework.
The approvals went to PPL Electric Utilities Corp. (PPL), Aqua Pennsylvania Wastew... Read More »
The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) announced Tuesday that several of its member investor-owned electric companies will deploy approximately 1,500 additional restoration workers and support personnel to Puerto Rico in early January.
These crews will work under the direction of the seven incident... Read More »
The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) recently directed Dominion Energy Virginia to rebuild the 115-kilovolt transmission line currently connected to the Norris Bridge under the Rappahannock River between Lancaster and Middlesex Counties, Virginia.
The SCC found that underwater constru... Read More »
Michigan’s DTE Energy recently announced that it has upgraded more than 2,100 miles of gas lines as well as installed thousands of advanced meters through its Gas Renewal Program, over the last five years.
"When you buy a car or truck, you maintain it to get the most of your investment,” Mar... Read More »
On Dec. 23, Indiana Michigan Power’s Cook Nuclear Plant Unit 2 in Berrien County, Michigan, began operating beyond its initial 40-year license period under a new twenty-year license.
The renewed license, granted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in 2005, allows Cook Unit 2, which bega... Read More »
Puerto Rico now holds the record for the longest power outage in the history of the United States and 30 percent of residents are still without power.
But despite the challenges of rebuilding the island’s power system, there is optimism that electric industry leaders will craft innovative solu... Read More »
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently began investigations into the pricing of fast-start resources by the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), PJM Interconnection (PJM), and Southwest Power Pool (SPP).
FERC found recently the power markets’ “current practices may... Read More »
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) that would direct the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to submit revisions to broaden mandatory reporting requirements for cybersecurity incidents.
The proposal would expa... Read More »