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Exelon Q2 earnings beat estimates; revenue rises but misses street expectations

Earnings reflected the Department of Energy canceling spent nuclear fuel disposal fees and the completion of the Integrys acquisition.

July 30, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Washington Gov. Inslee issues executive directive to cap carbon emissions

The state legislature turned back his cap and trade plan, so Inslee is taking matters into his own hands. 

July 30, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

ConEd will enter NY rooftop solar market through unregulated subsidiary

ConEdison Solutions’ third party owned product will use SunPower modules and be available at no upfront cost to the consumer.

July 30, 2015 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

'I am trying to save a company': FirstEnergy CEO calls for re-regulation in Ohio

The CEO of FirstEnergy sat down with the editorial board of the Cleveland Plain Dealer to lay out the case for a return to regulated electricity markets.

July 30, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Report: RGGI model of carbon trading a 'natural fit' for Clean Power Plan compliance

After six years of work, a new report shows the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative can be a model for complying with stricter federal standards.

July 30, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Generators, greens both unsatisfied with new Maryland smog rules for coal plants

Gov. Larry Hogan had blocked a more stringent rule released by the last administration, but plant owners still warn of reliability issues.

July 30, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

EPA will extend Clean Power Plan compliance timeframe

Leaks from the agency indicate the final plan will be released next week.

July 29, 2015 / Gavin Bade (Utility Dive)


NY regulators propose groundbreaking new utility models under landmark REV order

Today, utility earnings are not aligned with optimizing distributed energy resources. New York aims to change that with track two of the REV docket.

July 29, 2015 / Davide Savenije (Utility Dive)

DC Circuit Court: EPA must reconsider cross-state air pollution rules

While the federal appeals court did not vacate the rule, it directed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to rewrite requirements to address concerns they are too broad.

July 29, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Another study, this time from SPP, boosts case for regional Clean Power Plan compliance

A regional approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions would cost 40% less that state compliance, according to final analysis from Southwest Power Pool.

July 29, 2015 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)