July 29, 2014 - Duke Energy Progress to purchase $1.2 billion of NCEMPA generation assets
Duke Energy Progress and the North Carolina Eastern Municipal Power Agency (NCEMPA) announced yesterday that their boards of directors have approved an agreement for Duke to purchase the power agency's ownership in certain generating assets.
July 29, 2014 - Study sees huge jump in wholesale power prices with less diverse generation portfolio
The current diversified portfolio of generation in the United States lowers the cost of generating electricity by more than $93 billion per year, and halves the potential variability of monthly power bills compared to a less diverse supply, IHS Energy said in a new report.
July 29, 2014 - Intermountain Power Agency, Union Pacific reach agreement in dispute over coal shipping rates
The Intermountain Power Agency (IPA) and Union Pacific Corp. have reached an agreement in principle to resolve their long-running dispute over the railroad’s coal rates.
July 29, 2014 - Legal Seminar preconference workshop on EPA CO2 regulations
A preconference workshop on "Navigating the EPA’s CO2 Regulations for Power Plants Amidst Industry Change" is offered on Sunday, Oct. 19 before the American Public Power Association's Legal Seminar, Oct. 19-22 in San Antonio, Texas.
July 28, 2014 - Sacramento Municipal Utility District receives new 50-year hydro license from FERC
The Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California has received a new 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the continued operation of the Upper American River Project.
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