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2014-06-10 23:02:35

Following the dismissal of FERC Order 745, Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is providing the industry a new approach to reliable and cost-efficient energy. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 On May 23, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals rejected Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 745, District of Columbia Circuit Case No. 11-1486, under which independent System Operators (ISOs) were ordered to compensate Demand Response (DR) at Locational Marginal...

2014-06-03 12:28:37

REDMOND, Wash., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alstom successfully delivered its e-terra(TM) energy market management solutions on time for Southwest Power Pool's (SPP) day-ahead and real-time Integrated Marketplace. The new market system combines 16 separate energy entities (consisting of investor-owned utilities, public power, municipalities and electric cooperatives) in the southwestern region of the United States, into one. These entities manage energy resources, and ensure that...

2014-05-19 16:21:42

Joe Nipper, Senior Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Communications, American Public Power Association & Cliff Hamal, Managing Director, Navigant Economics WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the climate change debate rages on, the role of the electricity markets is often forgotten. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced more effectively if there are appropriate incentives and well-functioning markets. This is explained in our recent white paper,...

2014-05-19 12:23:32

AUSTIN, Texas, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Transmission Texas, LLC (ETT) has filed an application with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) to construct a proposed single-circuit 138-kV transmission line in Nueces County from ETT's Barney Davis substation to AEP Texas Central Company's (TCC) Naval Base substation. ETT is a joint venture between subsidiaries of American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) and Berkshire Hathaway Energy. The project is necessary to...

2014-04-25 16:21:39

AKRON, Ohio, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Solutions (FES), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), announced today that a recently proposed surcharge associated with January's polar vortex will be waived for its residential customers. The one-time, $5 to $15 per customer surcharge would have appeared on customers' May, June or July bills. "It was a very difficult winter, particularly for residential customers, and hopefully waiving the surcharge will make it...

2014-04-25 08:22:36

- First-quarter GAAP and operating earnings $1.15 per share COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER Preliminary, unaudited results First quarter ended March 31 -------------------...

2014-04-22 12:23:52

FORT WAYNE, Ind., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is successfully executing its long-term earnings growth strategy, investing in the company's utility operations and building its transmission business to support an annual earnings growth rate of 4 percent to 6 percent, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP's chairman, president and chief executive officer. Akins addressed shareholders at the company's annual meeting today in Fort Wayne, Ind. "The...

2014-04-11 16:20:32

Rebuild Will Enhance Reliability, Allow Future Growth WILLIAMSPORT, Md., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is rebuilding a major 500-kilovolt (kV) transmission line in Frederick County, Md., to enhance service reliability for existing customers and accommodate future electrical load growth in Maryland and West Virginia. The project will replace equipment that is more than 40 years old along a three-mile section of the...

2014-04-10 16:21:37

Public Power CEO Sue Kelly Testifies at Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association (Public Power) at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today. Kelly testified on behalf of investor-owned, cooperatively owned, and publicly owned...

2014-04-07 16:21:52

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report to its Board of Directors today, The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced that demand response providers performed better than expected--and in excess of their contracted commitments--during a powerful winter storm, known as the Polar Vortex, that caused outages at several power plants on January 6, 2014. The severity of the January 6(th) storm put ERCOT's grid at risk for significant failure....


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