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2014-09-11 20:20:36

ALLENTOWN, Pa., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled unanimously that a New Jersey law that promoted construction of new power plants by subsidizing development of new generation in the state is invalid because it oversteps the state's regulatory authority. The judges ruled that the federal government has exclusive control over interstate rates for capacity payments to electric power generators. The New...

2014-08-14 16:22:32

MARKET MONITOR FINDS PJM WHOLESALE ELECTRICITY MARKETS COMPETITIVE EAGLEVILLE, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection's wholesale electric energy and capacity markets produced competitive results during the first six months of 2014, according to the 2014 State of the Market Report for PJM: January through June, released today by Monitoring Analytics, LLC, the Independent Market Monitor for PJM. The Independent Market Monitor, Joseph Bowring, announced findings of...

2014-08-04 16:22:32

Economic Stability Program will mitigate long-term price volatility, reliability challenges AKRON, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Ohio utilities today filed a proposed Electric Security Plan (ESP) called Powering Ohio's Progress with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). The proposed plan will freeze distribution rates in place while helping keep critical baseload power plants available to serve Ohio customers. Powering Ohio's Progress proposes to...

2014-07-31 08:25:36

Line would improve reliability and lower costs for millions of electricity users in Mid-Atlantic region ALLENTOWN, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) announced Thursday (7/31) that its Pennsylvania utility, PPL Electric Utilities Corporation, is proposing to build a major new regional transmission line that would make electric service more reliable and enhance the security of the electric grid while reducing the cost of electricity for consumers....

2014-07-30 16:23:56

FAIRMONT, W.Va., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction is underway on a new FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) transmission substation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, to support the electric demands of the area's rapidly expanding Marcellus Shale gas industry and help enhance service reliability for Mon Power's customers in Doddridge and neighboring counties. As part of the construction process, crews recently completed the foundation work and erected steel structures at the new...

2014-07-08 23:13:45

The Advanced Energy Management Alliance notes that a varied and powerful assortment of interests are aligned when it comes to appealing the U.S. Circuit Court decision to vacate FERC Order 745. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 In a rare show of unity in response to a U.S. Circuit Court decision (USCA Case #11-1486) to vacate Order 745--the landmark order from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) –state utility regulators, electric grid operators, demand response...

2014-07-07 08:23:57

GREENSBURG, Pa., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has completed a new transmission line and substation in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, to help enhance service reliability for West Penn Power customers in Allegheny, Armstrong, Butler and Westmoreland counties. "These infrastructure investments in Armstrong County will help us continue to provide reliable service to our customers," said David W. McDonald, president of West Penn Power. "In addition to...

2014-07-01 23:09:18

The Advanced Energy Management Alliance issues statement in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decision to request appeal en banc of decision to vacate Order 745. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Advanced Energy Management Alliance (AEMA) today issued a statement in support of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision to request a rehearing en banc of the U.S. Court of Appeals decision of May 23 (USCA Case #11-1486) that vacated FERC Order 745...

2014-05-29 16:22:17

AKRON, Ohio, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio territory that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on more than 1,200 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the CEI area. The...

2014-05-28 16:22:14

FAIRMONT, W.Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the upcoming hot summer months expected to produce higher electrical demand, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance across its Mon Power area in north central West Virginia that are intended to enhance service reliability. Helicopter patrols are completing inspections on nearly 2,100 miles of FirstEnergy transmission line circuits located in the Mon Power area. The inspections are...


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