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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So far, Perry's solo grid study sidelines nation's experts

Organizations that run the U.S. power grid and the nation's top experts were kept on the sidelines as Energy Secretary Rick Perry ordered his staff to quickly produce a government study on how burning less coal or using less nuclear power affects electric reliability.


FERC aims to ease grid tensions in eastern RTOs

Federal electricity regulators have set a results-oriented agenda for a two-day conference May 1 and 2 on how to reconcile the operations of wholesale power markets in the eastern United States with state policies aimed at supporting certain types of generation, such as nuclear and solar.