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Electricity Production and Distribution

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  • BGE should not get money for repairs before work has begun [Letter]

    On July 2, for the fourth consecutive year, Baltimore Gas & Electric Co. asked the Public Service Commission to approve a rate distribution increase for citizens, who receive both gas and electric service. For each of the past three years, BGE has...
  • Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts

    Japan nuclear plant gets safety OK, key step toward restarts
    TOKYO (Reuters) - A nuclear plant in southern Japan cleared an initial safety hurdle on Wednesday which could make it the first nuclear facility to restart under tough new safety regulations after the industry was idled by the 2011 Fukushima disaster....
  • Japan nuclear regulator says review of Kansai Elec plant mostly complete

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's nuclear regulator said on Wednesday that its assessment of Kansai Electric Power's Takahama nuclear plant in western Japan was moving along smoothly and was nearly complete on most issues. The Nuclear Regulation Authority gave...
  • Judge: Utility transfer lawsuit needs tuning

    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge permitted a lawsuit challenging Glendale's controversial utility transfer to move forward with some tweaks on Tuesday afternoon. Although the city's attorneys asked Judge James C. Chalfant to throw out the lawsuit...
  • Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region

    Power plants coming to electricity-hungry region
    Developers haven't built a new power plant of any significance in Maryland for over a decade — one reason the state imports more electricity than almost any other in the country, racking up extra charges for consumers. But change is coming. Two...
  • FPL is most trusted electric utility, study finds

    Florida Power & Light Co. ranks as the nation's most trusted electric utility, a new study has found. Market researcher Cogent Reports conducted online surveys with 19,000 residential customers of the country's 125 largest utilities to determine the...
  • Puerto Rico pushes plan as it seeks to regain market access

    SAN JUAN Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Rico's top finance officials said on Thursday that the U.S. commonwealth will step up efforts to explain a new restructuring law to investors after a series of ratings downgrades and a rout in the island's bonds...
  • Carbon producers can meet EPA's limits as they have in the past

    Past is prologue, and as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency moves forward with new limits on carbon pollution from the nation's electric power plants, familiar alarms are sounding that the limits will drive up electric bills, threaten the...
  • Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change

    Report urges Virginia to regional approach to climate change
    Go green. Get efficient. Grow smart. And, where necessary, retreat. That's the nut of the latest report on the impact of climate change on Hampton Roads released Wednesday by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. "Safe Coast Virginia: Climate...
  • PPL spinoff means uncertainty for Lake Wallenpaupack

    The proposed spinoff of PPL Corp.'s power plants into a new company would mean a new owner and name change on generators from Montana to Pennsylvania. But for the Wallenpaupack Hydroelectric Project power plant, the change would mean much more. There,...
  • Duke Energy plans meeting to tout its future power plant

    Duke Energy plans meeting to tout its future power plant
    The future of Central Florida's biggest electric utility depends greatly on a proposed power plant that Duke Energy will unveil Thursday during an open house 90 miles from Orlando. While construction is to start in less than two years, much about the...