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New Mississippi law gives utilities too much spending leeway, critics say

Critics say it would allow utilities too much leeway in investments.

March 27, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Georgia Senate unanimously approves solar financing bill

HB 57, which would authorize third party ownership in the Peach State, now heads to the desk of Gov. Nathan Deal.

March 27, 2015 / Gavin Bade (Utility Dive)

Florida solar activists make significant step toward ballot initiative

Floridians for Solar Choice collected more than 73,000 signatures to loosen restrictions on energy sales in the state. 

March 27, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Indiana Senate passes efficiency bill

But the measure, which would replace an efficiency program defunded last year, faces skeptics in the Indiana House.

March 27, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Maryland PSC delays decision on Pepco-Exelon merger

The companies are hoping to close the deal in the third quarter of this year.

March 27, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

N.C. Senate approves Duke generation purchase from NCEMPA

The governor reportedly wants to sign the bill into law before the Easter break.

March 26, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

New Hampshire bill would remove barriers for utility-owned rooftop solar

What was first a bill to boost net metering has been transformed after utility input, critics say.

March 26, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

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How customer empowerment is helping utilities cut 'energy fat'

A partnership between PG&E and Bidgely hints at what's next for demand side management. 

March 26, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Feds greenlight first utility-owned U.S. offshore wind project

Dominion Virginia's offshore pilot project could be generating by 2017, laying the groundwork for further development. 

March 26, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

Supreme Court appears divided over MATS rule

The debate centers on just one phrase in the Clean Air Act.

March 26, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)