We talked with Jim Rogers, former CEO of Duke Energy.
Ensuring State Emission Reduction in Clean Power Plan
Utility performance, investment versus dividends, rate of return incentives
Many states allow private opt-outs, but Florida bucks the trend.
And how the market has outmaneuvered the political forces, so far.
Siemens will supply 65 wind turbines and 67 transformers for the Amazon Wind Farm (Fowler Ridge). The customer for this onshore project in Indiana is Pattern Energy. With a capacity of 150 MW, the wind power plant will provide Amazon Web Services' data center with eco-friendly electricity. Installation is scheduled to begin in July. Commissioning is planned for the first quarter of 2016. Siemens will also be providing long-term service for the wind turbines.
Time-tested cost recovery mechanisms provide stable funding for infrastructure replacement.
The legality of state ROFR laws under FERC Order 1000.
States have passed laws to bypass FERC Order 1000 and its reforms favoring private grid developers. Could those laws themselves fall under attack?
Uncertainties remain, but recent cases provide guidance.
Levelized rates can serve customers’ interests, while also accelerating capital investment and providing an economic stimulus to the economy.