Regulatory

Ohio Lawmakers Line Up to Repeal Subsidy for Coal Plants

Some Ohio lawmakers want to end subsidies for two unprofitable coal plants that have cost electric customers millions of dollars.

Utility Proposals Include City Takeover After Ida Power Outages

New Orleans city council will meet to discuss investigations surrounding the major power losses from Hurricane Ida.

Virginia State Corporation Commission Staff Say Dominion Made Well Above Fair Profit

Testimony from the State Corporation Commission staff says that Dominion Virginia should be refunding $312 million back to customers.

ICC and Power Supplier Deal Refunds Customers

Customers of an Illinois power supplier will be receiving refunds as part of a settlement with the ICC.

Dominion Energy Proposes Largest Expansion of Solar and Energy Storage

Dominion Energy proposes the expansion of its solar and energy projects in Virginia to make another step toward Virginia's clean energy goals.

Judge Digs Deeper into PG&E’s Suspected Role in Dixie Fire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Pacific Gas & Electric troubleshooter spent nearly two hours in federal court Monday fielding questions about whether the beleaguered utility could have turned off the electricity sooner to a power line now suspected of sparking the monstrous Dixie Fire two months ago. The gr..

West Virginia Regulators Consider Utility Upgrade Request

Regulators in West Virginia consider a request to have state residents pay for power plant upgrades.

San Diego Gas & Electric Pays $57M Over Botched Bulb Program

A California utility will refund ratepayers and pay a fine for a mismanaged program to encourage customers to buy energy-efficient lightbulbs.

Referendum Could Create Hurdle for Maine Customer-Owned Utility

A referendum requiring voter approval in Maine could create a hurdle for issuing bonds to replace the state's private utility with a customer-owned utility.

Minnesota Court Deals Another Setback to Pipeline Foes

Enbridge Line 3 pipeline project received a water quality certification from the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Texas Utility Reaches Settlement Over High Energy Bills from Freeze

Griddy Energy has reached a settlement with Texas officials for the major price increase during the freeze earlier this year.

Natural Gas Blamed for Explosion at Selma Community Center

A community center in Selma, Ala. experienced an explosion believed to have been caused by natural gas.

CenterPoint Energy Seeks Approval for Renewable Energy in Southwestern Indiana

CenterPoint seeks approval for additional use of renewable energy in Indiana.

Court Rules Missouri Utility Must Install Pollution Controls

A court in Missouri has upheld a ruling that will require Ameren Missouri to install pollution control equipment.

Virginia Regulators Reject Request for WVa Plant Upgrades

Officials in Virginia rejected a request to increase rates to extend the life of coal-generated plants.

Southwest Power Pool Hopes to Prevent Utility Cost Spikes

The Southwest Power Pool is banning together to prevent future weather-related spikes in utility costs.

Judge Orders $8M Asset Freeze for Ex-Ohio Utility Regulator

A judge in Ohio has frozen all assets for a former utility regulator under investigation.

INGAA Welcomes Senate Passage of Bipartisan Infrastructure Package

The INGAA released a statement in support of the bipartisan infrastructure package.

New Mexico Customers Sound Alarm Over Major Utility Merger

Customers of New Mexico's largest electric utility provider are warning against merging with Iberdrola.

Attorney Disqualified in New Mexico Utility Merger Case

The attorney representing a utility merger in New Mexico has been disqualified because of a conflict of interest.

State Regulators Review North Dakota Power Plant Sale

North Dakota regulators are reviewing permits for a pending sale of a power plant.

West Virginia Utility Commission Names New Regulator

Bill Raney was appointed as a regulator for the West Virginia Public Service Commission.

Virginia Utilities to Receive Funding for Unpaid Customer Bills

Officials in Virginia are releasing new funding to cover unpaid utility customer bills.

PG&E Says Equipment May be Tied to Fire, Touts Improvements

PG&E says its equipment may have been involved in a wildfire in Northern California.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Joins Western States and Tribal Nations Natural Gas Initiative

The Western States and Tribal Nations Natural Gas Initiative welcomes the Southern Ute Indian Tribe as its newest member.

Power Shutoffs Should be Last Resort, Regulators Warn

Utility regulators advise California utilities to save shutoffs as a last resort against wildfires.

Ohio Utility Paid Regulator for Future Help in Agreement

FirstEnergy paid Sam Randazzo millions to help the utility.

$1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Heads for Senate Debate

Lawmakers send a $1 trillion bipartisan bill to the Senate for final votes.

New Mexico’s Largest Utilities to Resume Normal Billing

Utilities in New Mexico are resuming a normal billing schedule beginning Aug. 12.

Oregon Governor Signs Ambitious Clean Energy Bill

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed a clean energy bill to reach 100% clean energy by 2040.

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