December 7, 2023

Southern Environmental Law Center

Potomac Economics
After One Year, SEEM Still Drawing Criticism
Critics of the Southeast Energy Exchange Market say after a year of operations, it has failed to meet many of the promises of its sponsors.
Department of Energy Draft Needs Study
States, RTOs Caution DOE on Transmission Corridors
States, RTOs and others warned DOE not to let transmission developers dominate the development of National Interest Electric Transmission Corridors.
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Southern Co. Takes Heat over SEEM, Opposition to RTO
A Southern Co. official gamely defended the Southeast Energy Exchange Market in a debate at the RE+ Southeast conference with three RTO proponents.
Environmental Groups Appeal SEEM in DC Circuit
Opponents of the Southeast Energy Exchange Market asked the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn FERC's approval of the expanded bilateral market.
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Virginia Senate Committee Rejects Wheeler Nomination
Virginia’s Senate Committee on Privileges and Elections took former EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler's name off a resolution approving Gov. Youngkin’s cabinet picks.
Duke and Solar Advocates Forge North Carolina Net Metering Agreement
A proposed agreement between Duke Energy and solar advocates would lower the net metering rate residential rooftop solar owners receive for their excess power.
SEEM to Move Ahead, Minus FERC Approval
FERC announced on Wednesday the Southeast Energy Exchange Market will move ahead after the evenly split commission failed to reach a decision in time.
NC Health Official Resigns in Dispute with Gov. over Duke Energy Coal Ash
A dispute between North Carolina’s governor and a veteran state scientist over the Duke Energy coal ash practices has exploded into the public, with the scientist’s boss resigning in protest. 
State Briefs
News briefs from the states within the PJM footprint. This week we include Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
State Briefs
State briefs from around PJM's territory. Included this week are Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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