An energy trading firm that has been the subject of a FERC investigation for more than three years without being charged has decided to go on offense by releasing documents it says proves it has been unfairly hounded. -more-
At least seven people were injured, including five PSE&G workers, Tuesday afternoon when a massive gas explosion ripped through a Ewing Township, N.J. condo complex. The explosion destroyed at least one home and others were damaged by what witnesses described as a fireball.-more-
Black start generators anticipating increased compensation came away empty handed Thursday as stakeholders rejected two proposals that would have boosted payments to existing units by at least 40%. [more]
PJM could get 30% of its energy from wind and solar power without reliability problems, but it could require as much as $13.7 billion in transmission upgrades, according to a long-awaited study. -more-
WASHINGTON -- A panel headed by former CIA and NSA chief Michael Hayden today recommended an expansion of the electric industry’s cybersecurity efforts, saying the current efforts by FERC and NERC fail to protect the distribution system. -more-
AES Corp. announced last week that it is attempting to sell DPL Inc.’s generation fleet rather than spinning it off into an unregulated subsidiary. The planned sale is an indication that AES, which bought DPL in 2011, is having buyer's remorse. -more-
News briefs from the states within the PJM footprint. This week we include Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. -more-
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