Public Power CEO hits FERC for 'pushing' jurisdiction
The head of the nation's public power lobby ramped up criticism yesterday of the chief federal energy regulator for "pushing its jurisdictional boundaries at the expense of state and local authorities."
National Grid plans to cut carbon 80% by 2050
The Northeast utility National Grid on Friday released a blueprint to sharply reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the region 40 percent by 2030 and 80 percent by 2050.
DOE gets no love from FERC at Senate hearing
No member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission spoke up in support of the Trump administration's plan to subsidize failing coal and nuclear plants at a meeting of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee yesterday.
AEP CEO on money-losing coal units: 'We'll shut 'em down'
Any federal plan to forestall the closure of struggling coal and nuclear power plants to stabilize the electric grid should be reviewed by utilities so customers are protected from rising costs, said Nick Akins, CEO of American Electric Power Co.
Exelon CEO Crane cheers Trump push for nuclear
SAN DIEGO — Exelon Corp. CEO Chris Crane is demanding action by the federal government, and in particular the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, to reshape power markets to help support the continued operation of the nation's nuclear plants.