Utilities, enviros plug away at business model reform
The top lobby for the nation's investor-owned utilities and a leading environmental group are persisting in their effort to help states refine the century-old business model for selling electricity.
PJM proposes new power market reform to boost coal and nuclear
PJM Interconnection LLC, the 13-state wholesale power market, is proposing changes to its rules that would increase payments to power generators across the East and Midwest.
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 ready to hand off chairmanship to McIntyre
When the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission meets this week, Chairman Neil Chatterjee could get one last opportunity to put his stamp on the agency before it transitions to new leadership.
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.