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2008-10-07 18:00:31

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power hailed today's approval by the Virginia State Corporation Commission of a critical transmission line as welcome news to the continuation of a reliable supply of electricity in the greater Northern Virginia area. "As we said from the beginning of this process more than 2 1/2 years ago, this transmission line is the best and only answer to keep the lights on in an important section of our country and our state beginning in the...

2008-09-24 00:00:16

By Rick Stouffer Allegheny Energy Inc. on Monday raised the white flag, agreeing not to push further its proposed $1.2 billion high-voltage power line project through Washington and most of Greene counties. Two state Public Utility Commission administrative law judges last month recommended the entire 240-mile project be scrapped. The Greensburg-based energy company yesterday agreed to a proposed settlement with the Greene County commissioners that would have it drop plans for about 36...

2008-09-22 18:00:29

Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line Company (TrAILCo), a subsidiary of Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE), announced today a settlement agreement regarding the Pennsylvania segment of its proposed transmission line project, the Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line (TrAIL). The agreement between TrAILCo and the Greene County Board of Commissioners requires the acceptance of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and is contingent on final Commission approval of a 1.2-mile segment of the 500...

2008-09-17 09:00:53

Allegheny Power, the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company, the Delmarva Power & Light Company and the Potomac Electric Power Company have issued full-requirement requests for proposals for wholesale electric power supply to meet their standard offer service obligations in their Maryland service territories. Each utility will provide market-based supply service to some or all of its electric customers who do not receive service from competitive retail suppliers. The requests for proposals...

2008-09-13 00:00:28

By Joe Napsha Allegheny Energy Inc. has asked state regulators to postpone a decision on its controversial high-voltage transmission line project through Washington and Greene counties so it can explore "new and creative alternatives." Allegheny Energy told the state Public Utility Commission in a filing this week that it wants to pursue a more collaborative process that would allow interested parties to present new ideas "to address the (power) reliability issue," spokesman Doug Colafella...

2008-09-10 21:00:23

Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE) announced today that its Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line Company (TrAILCo) subsidiary filed a motion with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to defer any decision on a portion of its proposed transmission line project, the Trans-Allegheny Interstate Line. The request will allow the company to pursue a more collaborative process to explore whether there are new and creative alternatives to the proposed 36-mile portion of the 500 kilovolt line in...

2008-09-09 09:00:44

Allegheny Power, the electric distribution business of Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE), today announced the filing of 13 proposed energy-efficiency and conservation programs, and an Advanced Utility Infrastructure (AUI) pilot project, with the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC). The programs and pilot are subject to Commission approval and are Allegheny's response to the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act, which targets a 15 percent reduction in energy consumption by 2015....

2008-09-02 21:00:21

By Kellen Henry Allegheny Power requested an 18 percent rate increase on Friday, which would be the largest electricity rate increase in the state's history if approved, according to the state Public Service Commission. "We're still in shock because the increase is so large, but the cost of coal has gone up dramatically in the past year," said Byron Harris of the PSC's consumer advocate division. The company wants to increase residential rates by 18 percent and some commercial and...

2008-09-02 09:00:37

Allegheny Power, the electric delivery subsidiary of Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE:AYE), is deploying Advanced Utility Infrastructure (AUI) projects that will help identify new technologies for the nation's electricity grid. Such projects hold the potential to move beyond technologies such as smart meters to an advanced communications and control network that links utility infrastructure with customers' equipment and appliances. The ideal outcome will be a system that reduces peak power...

2008-08-29 15:00:48

Allegheny Power, the electric delivery subsidiary of Allegheny Energy, Inc. (NYSE: AYE), today submitted a request to the Public Service Commission of West Virginia to recover an additional $173 million (annualized) in fuel and purchased power costs, effective January 1, 2009. The proposed increase is largely due to the dramatic rise in coal prices, which is the single largest component of Allegheny's cost of producing electricity. Since the company's current rates went into effect in...


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