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Schumer Urges Further Federal Investigations Into Winter Energy Bill Spikes
In the wake of extraordinary rate hikes during the winter, Senator Charles Schumer has requested the the Federal Trade Commission , a government organization meant to protect consumers, investigate New York area power companies to make sure the increases were not a result of corruption or gouging.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Mississippi Business Journal
George O'Connor joins Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes
George O'Conner, former trial attorney with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and former vice president for Entergy Corporation, is joining Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC. O'Connor will bring his extensive energy and regulatory experience to Brunini's Washington, D.C. office.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Price of Developing Power Projects in Kern County Just Went UP
The East Kern Wind Resource Area --it's a mouthful--and it's also a hotbed for renewable energy development and the location of a fight over millions of dollars among Southern California Edison , the California ISO, and independent power developers .
Lillinonah debris complaints pile up
"It's too early to tell,'' said Scott Conant , a member of The Friends of the Lake, the advocacy group for Lillinonah.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
House Republicans want documents on electric grid security from regulators
Capitol Hill has been buzzing about how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission protects certain information following a Wall Street Journal story that, citing an agency analysis, said coordinated attacks at nine key substations could cause coast-to-coast blackouts for weeks, even months.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
April 18, 2014 - APPA, others ask court to reconsider ruling on PJM...
In light of a factual error, a federal appeals panel should reconsider its February 20 opinion rebuffing a challenge to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission orders approving changes to the minimum offer price rule of PJM's capacity market, said a coalition of consumer-owned utilities, including APPA.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
A tunnel, not a dam?: PUD proposes alternative project for Sunset Falls
Kim Moore , assistant general manager for water, generation and corporate services for the Snohomish County PUD, talks with John Baummer , a fisheries biologist with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, at Sunset Falls last year.
Losing 9 of 55,000 electrical stations would black out America for months
The sparks from bullet ricochets can bee seen at minutes: 1:54, 2:07, 2:10, 2:57 and 3:01.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Consumer group alleges power plant closing aims to manipulate New England energy market
A national consumer advocacy group has asked federal regulators to investigate the planned closure of the Brayton Point power plant, alleging that the private equity that owns the Somerset facility is manipulating the New England electricity market to make tens of millions of dollars.
Legislative spotlight: Invest in cheaper energy, jobs
All my neighbors have recently opened jaw-dropping energy bills. Although we're used to higher electric and gas bills in the winter, this year's have packed a painful punch to the pocketbook.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Pipeline owner seeks OK for pipeline abandonment
Federal regulators have denied a request from American Midstream Partners to speed up consideration of its proposed abandonment of the Midla natural gas pipeline in Louisiana and Mississippi.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Energy Newsletter - April 2014
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J.P. Morgan's fmr. commodities chief under investigation
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. former head of commodities Blythe Masters is under investigation by Manhattan federal prosecutors, according to a report on Bloomberg, citing two people with knowledge of the matter.
Energy Transfer Partners Has Turned Into An Attractive Investment Opportunity
According to the recently published Oil and Gas: Master Limited Partnership Report by the Wall Street Transcript there is great anticipation for corrections in MLP stocks in 2014.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Energy regulator: Steps underway to protect grid
This Feb. 9, 2011 file photo shows Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Acting Chair Cheryl LaFleur speaking in Omaha, Neb.
Ameren Should LOSE the Latest Battle Over Option 1 Network Upgrade...
Ameren is at it yet again--perpetuating a method for funding generator interconnection network upgrades in MISO that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission found to be unjust, unreasonable, and discriminatory over three years ago.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Report on power grid threats mishandled
The official says in a "management alert" that the document created by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should have been kept secret as a national security matter.
Greene Publishing, Inc.
National Security: Eminent Domain
I recently attended a scoping meeting in Live Oak called by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission .
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Government Agency: If 9 Substations Are Destroyed, The Power Grid Could Be Down For 18 Months
What would you do if the Internet or the power grid went down for over a year? Our key infrastructure, including the Internet and the power grid, is far more vulnerable than most people would dare to imagine.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Public meeting set on W.Va. hydropower proposal
Mahoning Hydropower LLC proposes operating an existing hydropower plant at the dam that's no longer operational.