June 24, 2024

Kentucky Public Service Commission (KY PSC)

Groups Say Partially Approved LG&E-KU Plan Signals Fleet Transition
Community groups are hailing the Kentucky Public Service Commission’s decision to reject a proposed gas plant from LG&E and KU while greenlighting multiple planned solar installations and coal plant retirements.
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MISO Stakeholders Split on Sloped Demand Curve Proposal
Stakeholders appear divided over MISO’s proposal to use a downward sloping demand curve in its capacity auction, with criticisms mostly aimed at a provision to allow utilities to opt out of the auction for three years at a time.
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Kentucky Power Denied Winter Storm Cost Recovery, Fines Possible
Kentucky regulators rejected Kentucky Power's request to recoup fuel costs incurred during the December 2022 winter storm while raising the prospect of penalties.
Panelists Debate PJM Capacity Market at FERC Forum
PJM officials and stakeholders told FERC they oppose abandoning the RTO’s capacity market but disagree over the degree to which it needs to be changed.
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AEP, Liberty Call off Sale of Kentucky Operations
AEP and Liberty Utilities have shelved their plans to exchange Kentucky Power for $2.6 billion, ending two years of attempts to gain approval.
Kentucky Officials Ask FERC to Deny AEP-Liberty Deal
Kentucky officials have asked FERC to shut down AEP’s proposed $2.6 billion sale of its Kentucky operations to Liberty Utilities.
Kentucky Law Raises Hurdle for Fossil Fuel Generation Retirements
Newly enacted legislation could make it more difficult for Kentucky regulators to approve retirements of fossil fuel generators or replace them with renewables.
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FERC Rejects Sale of AEP’s Kentucky Operations to Liberty
FERC rejected the sale of American Electric Power’s Kentucky operations to Algonquin Power & Utilities subsidiary Liberty Utilities.
Transmission Owners, RTOs Defend Planning, Cost Control Practices
Transmission owners found themselves on the defensive throughout FERC's technical conference on transmission planning and cost management.
States Urge More Transparency on Tx Planning, Independent Monitors
State regulators and consumer advocates urged FERC to order increased oversight over transmission owners' planning and spending.

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