Electric utilities

Rod Kuckro

Reporter

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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.

Latest Stories

FERC

McNamee, Glick clash over climate

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission member Bernard McNamee took a not-so-subtle swipe at fellow Commissioner Richard Glick yesterday, pushing back at Glick's complaint that the agency has abdicated its responsibility to weigh the effects of greenhouse gas emissions from gas projects it approves.

CLIMATE

Largest public power utilities say ACE rule doesn't matter

Executives from five of the nation's largest public power utilities agreed yesterday that EPA's Affordable Clean Energy, or ACE, rule has no bearing on the plans they have to reduce carbon dioxide footprints in response to either state direction or consumer demands.