Category: Utilities

Mississippi regulators force Mississippi Power to close unneeded coal and gas plants

Mississippi regulators are forcing Mississippi Power to shutter as many as 950 megawatts of uneconomic and unneeded legacy coal and gas plants by the end of 2027. Mississippi Power received...

/ February 23, 2021

FERC Account 930.2

FERC Account 930.2 Electric utilities are required to file a financial and operating report every year to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The form is referred to as Form...

/ February 9, 2021

Investigation revealed NextEra’s inside track for JEA, coordination with Curry Administration

NextEra Energy and associates of Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry coordinated, likely giving NextEra an advantage over other bidders for the purchase of city-owned utility JEA, according to a report released...

/ February 3, 2021

While Touting Clean Energy Steps, Con Edison Continues to Invest in Gas Infrastructure

Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) has ramped up its clean energy pledges in the past year, but the company nonetheless continues to invest in gas infrastructure. The utility, which serves 3.4...

/ February 2, 2021
Jeffrey Lyash TVA CEO, Discusses Potential MLGW defection

TVA green-lights new potential fees on distributed solar by local utilities

TVA has approved a new rate structure which allows the 153 local power companies that buy power from the federal agency to charge new fees to solar customers, according to...

/ February 1, 2021

Dominion Energy nearly quadruples Virginia political contributions from 2018 to 2020

Utility directed large, repeat contributions to legislators

/ January 28, 2021
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Utilities and their executives spent tens of thousands to support Republicans in Georgia Senate runoff

Oil, gas, and coal company PACs spent too in failed efforts to keep GOP Senate control

/ January 19, 2021

Utilities sent $6.8 million to members of Congress who sought to overturn election results in recent election cycles

Three utilities and a trade association have said they are "pausing" all contributions in wake of violence

/ January 12, 2021