Illinois officials looking into door-to-door electricity marketing practices; Partisan battle foreseen over McNamee nomination to FERC (10/11/18)

Today’s lede: Crain’s Chicago paints dark picture of door-to-door electricity marketing industry. Chicago’s leading business newspaper published a Dickensian portrait of the tough life of door-to-door marketers for competitive electricity ...
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California PUC decision seen having broad ramifications for community choice aggregation (10/10/18)

Today’s lede: California utility regulators to make key economic call affecting community choice aggregation. The California Public Utilities Commission has expressed concern with potential ramifications from the dramatic growth in ...
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Lawmakers eye legislation to limit states’ ability to use Clean Water Act to block gas pipeline development (10/09/18)

Today’s lede: Federal legislation would curb using state-delegated authority under the Clean Water Act to block fossil energy projects. The New York Post took Gov. Andrew Cuomo to task for ...
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Nev. Sen. Heller supports electricity choice, but not via constitution-altering ballot measure; Surging oil prices seen as potential boon for electric vehicles (10/08/18)

Today’s lede: Sen. Heller wants electricity competition in Nevada, but not via state constitutional amendment. Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller, in the midst of a tough re-election battle potentially with ...
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Data center industry calls for greater clean energy focus in Dominion’s IRP as Gov. Northam releases energy plan outlining revamp of Virginia’s regulatory approach to enable cleaner energy (10/05/18)

Today’s lede: Virginia’s booming data center industry wants greater access to competitively price renewables. Will Northam’s plan provide it? Just days after Virginia’s growing data center industry interests wrote to ...
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Coal industry advocate to get nomination to FERC; NRG CEO urges greater electricity competition as pathway to innovation; Libertarian advocacy group calls for competition as avenue to ‘home grown’ electricity (10/04/18)

Today’s lede: White House announces intent to nominate Bernard McNamee to FERC. Late yesterday the White House confirmed the president’s intent to nominate Bernard McNamee to fill an empty seat at ...
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FERC proceeding on state generation subsidies passes crucial milestone; N.J. nuclear subsidies seen costing large electricity users more than $1 million annually (10/03/18)

Today’s lede: FERC proceeding addressing state generation subsidies in PJM’s capacity market reaches crucial milestone. The deadline for initial comments in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s proceeding to address “unjust ...
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Pennsylvania’s shaping up to become the next battleground over consumer subsidies for uneconomic nuclear power (10/02/18)

Today’s lede: Pennsylvania is shaping up as the next battleground over consumer subsidies for uneconomic nuclear power. With recent appeals court decisions upholding nuclear power plant subsidies in Illinois and ...
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SEC settlement with Musk whipsaws Tesla stock; Adelson newspaper advocates passage of Nevada electricity choice ballot measure; Griddy CEO promises to bring electricity to residential customers at wholesale prices (10/01/18)

Today’s lede: Tesla stock whipsaws back above $305 following news of SEC settlement removing Elon Musk as chairman. Tesla short sellers were in the black after news that Elon Musk ...
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Tesla withdraws support for electricity choice in Nevada as SEC files suit against Elon Musk; EPSA seeks rehearing of appeals court ruling upholding nuclear subsidies in Illinois (09/28/18)

Today’s lede: Tesla withdraws support for Question 3, Nevada’s energy choice ballot initiative. Tesla, which located its huge battery-making “Gigafactory” in Nevada, was an early proponent of a controversial ballot ...
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