Midwest power

Jeffrey Tomich



Jeffrey is a St. Louis-based reporter covering the Midwest power sector for EnergyWire. Focus areas include the shift by coal-dependent states to cleaner energy sources and the evolution of the utility business model in response to new technologies. Before joining EnergyWire, Jeffrey was the energy and environment reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, where he won a SABEW award for a story on the Iowa ethanol boom. He also covered energy for Bloomberg News. A native of Houston, he is a Tulane University graduate with a double major in English and economics.

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PJM monitor rails against threat of 'contagious' subsidies

The ombudsman for the nation's largest electricity market railed against state-approved subsidies for existing nuclear plants within PJM Interconnection, saying the payments "threaten the foundations" of the grid operator's capacity market and the overall competitiveness of the PJM markets.