Electric utilities

Rod Kuckro

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


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.

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FERC's Chatterjee moderates views on baseload coal

Neil Chatterjee, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, somewhat refined his views about the ability of his agency to prop up uneconomic "baseload" coal plants yesterday in an appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy.


Chatterjee to assure House panel of FERC's resiliency focus

Neil Chatterjee, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, today will reassure a House panel that his agency is working on several fronts to ensure that FERC will "be mindful that developments not threaten the robustness or security of the electric grid."


Nominees breeze through Senate confirmation hearing

President Trump's two remaining nominees to fill out the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission had an easy outing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee yesterday, with Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) saying she hopes to have a confirmation vote by the committee by the end of next week.