Ensuring State Emission Reduction in Clean Power Plan
We talked with Jim Fama, retiring and on his last day at EEI, about his remarkable career.
Towards a consensus-based outline of how technological advances can be encouraged and risk-managed.
Pattern Energy closed the previously announced acquisition of two operational wind power facilities totaling 351 MW from Wind Capital Group and its affiliates for a final purchase price of $242 million plus assumed net debt of $102 million. The acquisition includes ownership interests in the 201-MW Post Rock Wind facility in Kansas, and the 150-MW Lost Creek Wind facility in Missouri. The Post Rock Wind facility in Kansas has a long-term contract with Westar.
State PUCs take on EPA and its Clean Power Plan.
ITC Great Plains, in conjunction with Sunflower Electric Power and Mid-Kansas Electric, placed the V-Plan high-voltage electric transmission line and the Clark County, Ironwood and Spearville substations into service in western Kansas.
Only if you’re a governor, legislator, regulator ... or customer.
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.
As FERC moves forward, most state legislators have remained content to sit back and wait for others to act. Part of this reticence stems from politics—the difficulty of changing course, invading someone else's turf, or tackling a new subject outside one's area of expertise. Legislators view problems differently than do regulators.
Lawmakers see different imperatives than regulators or industry execs, such as protecting the tax base for the local community.