July 19, 2024


FERC Proposes $10M Threshold on Merger Reviews
FERC would no longer review mergers valued at less than $10 million under a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
FERC Reduces ITC Adders over Independence Issues
FERC reduced the return on equity adders previously granted to ITC Holdings subsidiaries for being independent, standalone transmission providers.
Talen Energy
UPDATED: Montana Avista Sale OK Includes Colstrip Protections
The Montana PSC’s order approving Hydro One’s acquisition of Avista includes several conditions designed to prevent the early closure of the Colstrip plant.
Great Plains Energy
Westar-Great Plains Merger Wins Final Approval
Kansas and Missouri regulators approved Great Plains Energy’s merger with Westar Energy, the final hurdles in a stock-for-stock merger of equals.
Hafer Design
CenterPoint Energy to Acquire Vectren in $6B Deal
CenterPoint Energy announced that it will acquire Vectren in an approximately $6 billion deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2019.
Vistra Energy Swallowing Dynegy in $1.7B Deal
Vistra Energy will acquire Dynegy in a $1.7 billion all-stock deal that will create a generation giant owning 40 GW of capacity.
Westar Shares Fall as Kansas Regulators Block Great Plains Deal
The Kansas Corporation Commission voted 3-0 to reject Great Plains Energy's $12.2 billion acquisition of Westar Energy.
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Overheard at NARUC Annual Meeting 2016
Hundreds of state regulators, utility officials and other stakeholders traveled to the California desert last week for the 128th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.
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Texas PUC Sets Hearing Schedule for NextEra-Oncor Merger
The Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) scheduled hearing dates on the NextEra - Oncor merger while punting on various other matters.
NextEra Energy Talks Up its Oncor Acquisition
Having finally chased down Oncor, NextEra Energy (NYSE:NEE) has embarked on a charm offensive to ensure it successfully completes its acquisition.

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