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12 hrs ago | Sheepshead Bites

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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Related Topix: US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Energy, Jay, NY

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Entergy

Mon Apr 21, 2014

JD Supra

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 .

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Southern California Edison

News Times

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Examiner

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Public Power

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Tue Apr 15, 2014

HeraldNet

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.

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Related Topix: Snohomish County, WA, Energy, Index, WA

Examiner.com

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Boston.com

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, ISO New England

Poughkeepsie Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Dutchess County, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hattiesburg American

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Ridgecrest, LA, Ferriday, LA, Vidalia, LA, Atmos Energy

Fri Apr 11, 2014

JD Supra

Energy Newsletter - April 2014

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Related Topix: Energy

MarketWatch

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.

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Related Topix: Banking, JP Morgan Chase , Energy

Seeking Alpha

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Financial Markets, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P., Texas, World News, Mexico,

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski

JD Supra

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

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.

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Related Topix: Energy, Wichita, KS, Health

Greene Publishing, Inc.

National Security: Eminent Domain

I recently attended a scoping meeting in Live Oak called by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission .

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Related Topix: Energy, Hamilton County, FL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

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.

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Related Topix: Energy

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