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Exelon earnings up 35% on utility, generation businesses

The company got a boost from the cancelation of Department of Energy spent nuclear fuel disposal fees.

Oct. 30, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Southern Co. earnings dinged by Kemper plant price increases

Southern's Kemper County project could be the most expensive fossil-fuel facility ever constructed in the United States.

Oct. 30, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Nuclear Regulatory Commission resumes plant licensing

Federal regulators have renewed the operating licenses for two units located northwest of Philadelphia.

Oct. 30, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Study: At least 36 states will see solar hit grid parity in 2016

That number could increase up to 47 states if tax credits are extended, says Deutsche Bank.

Oct. 30, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Edison International ups 3Q earnings on SoCal Edision growth

The California utility’s nuclear plant closure is not slowing rate base growth or new renewables.

Oct. 29, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

EPA revamps High Priority Violator policy, ends 'watch list'

Changes in what makes high priority violations and chronic violations could streamline enforcement.

Oct. 29, 2014 / Herman K. Trabish (Utility Dive)

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Demand response in PJM markets: 'A world of great uncertainty'

Just how demand response will participate in PJM's territory is a murky question for the industry.

Oct. 29, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

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How the EPA may change the Clean Power Plan

On Tuesday, the agency released the Notice of Data Availability on proposed carbon rules, announcing how it will address comments on the upcoming regulations.

Oct. 29, 2014 / Gavin Bade (Utility Dive)

Lava flows threaten HECO power lines, generators

No outages have been caused so far by lava flowing slowly from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island.

Oct. 29, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)

Duke Energy hires off-duty police for security ahead of protest

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has planned a "pitchfork protest" outside the company's Florida headquarters.

Oct. 29, 2014 / Robert Walton (Utility Dive)