Electric utilities

Rod Kuckro

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


Rod joined E&E News 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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DOE policy chief 'confident' FERC will adopt rule

The head of the Department of Energy's policy office told state regulators yesterday he is confident the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission "will dutifully consider and adopt" DOE's proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear power through a change to wholesale power markets.


Chatterjee aiming for 'interim' market fix

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee is pushing for a near-term, interim solution to help keep "afloat" threatened coal and nuclear plants as his agency studies a longer-term way to ensure resilience.