Latest National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Stories

2011-07-18 12:34:00

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce today outlined low-cost, coal-based electricity solutions as the engine for jobs and economic growth to keep America competitive in global markets and maintain a strong energy system. Boyce delivered the keynote address at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) summer meeting in Los Angeles, stating: "Energy, jobs and the economy are the most...

2011-07-18 12:15:00

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve consumer education about choosing a competitive energy supplier, the Retail Energy Supply Association (RESA) today released a consumer education guide at the summer conference of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). NARUC is the national association of state public utility commissions, whose responsibilities include oversight of competitive retail energy markets for the states...

2011-03-01 09:00:00

DALLAS, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clasma Events announced today that the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) will join GridWeek's advisory board as one of 12 major partners. The nonprofit and government entities comprising this group work together collaboratively to ensure a robust conference agenda that covers the most pressing industry issues and opportunities. "Utility commissioners play an important role in how Smart Grid evolves, and NARUC is pleased...

2010-11-16 16:19:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) board of directors passed a resolution supporting the FCC to expeditiously stop traffic pumping schemes, CTIA-The Wireless Association's President and CEO Steve Largent issued the following statement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA applauds NARUC's...

2010-02-15 11:21:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's reliance on foreign energy will grow by 19 percent over the next 20 years, expanding the transfer of U.S. wealth to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) by more than $600 billion, according to a report by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC). The two-year study broadly examined the social, economic and environmental impacts of continued restrictions on developing America's oil...

2009-09-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State public service commissions all across the country today are launching an unprecedented public-relations effort to increase participation in telephone assistance programs. From coast to coast, State commissions are holding educational sessions, issuing media notices, and notifying governors and State legislatures about the first-ever National Telephone Discount Lifeline Awareness Week, being held this year from Sept. 14-20. The event is...

2009-01-09 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad group of State and federal regulators, State lawmakers, consumer advocates, and industry officials kicked up the Anybody Can Serve, So Let's Conserve energy efficiency campaign today in Washington. Led by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, the campaign is an effort to educate the general public on ways they can become more energy efficient. NARUC was joined in this national energy efficiency campaign by partners...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'