Electric utilities

Rod Kuckro

Reporter, E&E's Power Plan Hub managing editor

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Rod joined E&E in 2013 to report for EnergyWire on the rapidly occurring transformation of the electric utility business model. He writes about the industry's leaders and regulators, the evolving wholesale power markets and more recently about U.S. EPA's Clean Power Plan. Prior to joining E&E, Rod was editor-in-chief of Platts' daily electricity publications group and before that, editor of Oil Daily. He began reporting in Washington for the Oakland Tribune and The Cincinnati Enquirer. He has been featured as an expert on CNN, CNBC, NPR, Platts Energy Week TV and E&ETV. He is an alumnus of Georgetown University.

Latest Stories

POWER PLAN HUB

Energy discussions live on as EPA rule faces death

If there's an enduring upside to U.S. EPA's doomed Clean Power Plan, it's that it spurred some much-needed discussions about energy on the state level, says Brian Murray, director for economic analysis at Duke University's Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.

GRID

PJM board approves $1.5B in transmission upgrades

The nation's largest electric grid operation is planning more than $1.5 billion in upgrades to its transmission system, in many cases replacing lines that are more than 80 years old and have reached what planners deem their end of life.