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California Public Utilities Commission Opens Two New Investigations
The investigation will review SoCalGas's operation details for the past few years including revenue goals, budgets, staffing and spending to assess compliance with regulations.
United States
15 Aug 2019
CT Legislature Charges Energy Storage Market With Unlimited Electric Utility Investments
The Connecticut General Assembly energized the rapidly-growing energy storage market this week by enacting legislation that authorizes the electric distribution utilities to own and rate-base wholesale storage generation assets ...
United States
14 Jun 2019
FERC Seeks Comment On Broad Reforms To Electric Transmission Incentives Policies
On March 21, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Inquiry (NOI)
United States
8 Apr 2019
DHS Hosts Cybersecurity Summit; Announces New Cross-Sector Risk Management Center
Kicks Off Renewed Focus on Cyber Risks to the Energy/Electric Utility Sector Along with the Banking/Financial Services and Communications Sectors
United States
31 Aug 2018
Colorado Utilities Commission Requires Consideration Of Social Cost Of Carbon
For an obscure, even arcane concept, the "social cost of carbon" has been getting a lot of press lately.
United States
9 May 2017
Tax Equity Moves Into The Utility Mainstream For Renewables
The 30 percent investment tax credit for solar facilities continues to attract tax equity investors into the market for solar facilities...
United States
22 Mar 2017
Florida Court Deals Big Blow To Plaintiffs Challenging Rural Electric Cooperatives
Since April 2014, seven cases have been filed in Florida against rural electric cooperatives regarding the distribution of patronage capital.
United States
22 Oct 2016
Five Tips For Forming A Tribal Electric Utility
Forming a tribal public utility allows a community to independently manage its own energy resources, operate more efficiently than its current electric service provider, and serve the needs of its community.
United States
18 Oct 2016
USDA Environmental Policies Final Rule Clarifies NEPA Stance For RUS Borrowers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture on March 2, 2016, issued a Final Rule on its Environmental Policies and Procedures that will affect actions by four agencies within USDA, including the Rural Utilities Service.
United States
4 Mar 2016
Supreme Court: FERC Can Regulate Programs Directly Impacting The Wholesale Power Market
This case is the second of three cases before the Supreme Court within a year that challenges the balance of federal power versus states' rights in national energy policy and pricing.
United States
1 Feb 2016
FERC, Congress Take Aim At Cybersecurity Risks In The Electric Utility Sector
In light of the potentially devastating economic losses that could result from a cybersecurity attack causing widespread power outages as well as continued concerns about the vulnerability of the nation's electric utility system.
United States
24 Nov 2015
The 30-Year Programmatic Eagle Take Permit: How Much Certainty Does It Provide?
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued a final rule that takes limited action to extend the maximum life of programmatic eagle take permits to 30 years, provides for permit transferability, and sets processing and administrative fees.
United States
19 Dec 2013
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