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Michigan to comply with EPA rules for power plants

09/01/2015

Michigan will submit a plan by the September 2016 deadline and draft administrative rules for enforcement by 2018 

ERCOT expects sufficient generation for upcoming fall and winter

09/01/2015

ERCOT released its final seasonal assessment of resource adequacy for fall and the preliminary outlook for the coming winter

Lower natural gas costs push Duke Energy Florida to ask for lower rates in 2016

09/01/2015

Duke Energy Florida has asked state regulators to let it lower electric rates for 2016, the utility reported Tuesday morning

Western states win injunction against ‘Waters of the United States’ rule

08/31/2015

The rule attempts to redefine Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act 

Budget on Georgia nuclear plant level, uncertainty remains

08/31/2015

The utility now expects to spend roughly $7.5 billion to finish the project, or about 22 percent more than originally expected

Exelon may close unprofitable Quad Cities nuclear plant

08/31/2015

Exelon says the two-reactor plant, which began commercial operation in 1973, is losing money 

EPA allows one claim to stand in Sierra Club appeal of Schiller air permit

08/31/2015 EPA said in a notice to be published in the Sept. 1 Federal Register that the order responds to a July 2014 petition from the Sierra Club 

Head of Eletrobras nuclear unit could face bribery charges

08/28/2015

Police say they have asked prosecutors to file charges against the former head of Eletronuclear

PNM Resources files general rate case

08/28/2015

The rate request reflects $2.5 billion in rate base, which is a $655 million increase since the 2010 rate case 

VIDEO: Deal for AGL comes at time of increasing ‘risk profile’ for Southern, Moody’s finds

08/27/2015

Moody’s affirms Southern ratings, but changes outlook to negative

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