The Electricity Transmission Competition Coalition released a report arguing that decreasing competition in transmission development would cost consumers hundreds of billions of dollars.
FERC issued an order extending the time it has to review the proposed purchase of Energy Harbor by Vistra to next spring after several parties raised market concerns over the deal between two existing PJM generation owners.
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PJM responded to Ohio legislators' concerns about the cost impact of Illinois' climate policy, saying it could not split Ohio out of related transmission planning and pledging to work with lawmakers going forward.
Ohio lawmakers are raising concerns about how the costs from Illinois’ Climate and Equitable Jobs Act will impact their state's ratepayers.
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Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder (R) was sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday for taking bribes from FirstEnergy to pass legislation subsidizing the company’s nuclear plants.
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Vistra Energy's deal to buy Energy Harbor ran into opposition at FERC, where parties argued it would harm Ohio's retail market and further concentrate PJM's wholesale market.
The NRC has begun to investigate ground settling incidents at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant, including two that damaged fire-protection water lines.
FERC approved revised rate schedules for two American Electric Power affiliates in Ohio to remove their RTO participation adders.
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Built by power companies for the DOD during the Cold War, Ohio Valley Electric Corp. is now part of a war fought by enviros against regulators, utilities.
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PJM needs to slow the pace of generation retirements to avoid reliability problems by 2030, CEO Manu Asthana told the Electric Power Supply Association.