The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 12 put out for 30 days of public comment a draft environmental assessment related to an application for original license for the Kentucky River Lock and Dam No. 11 Hydroelectric Project.
Columbia Energy LLC told the North Carolina Utilities Commission on Feb. 12 that it doesn't known precisely what Duke Energy is including in the $1.1 billion pricetag for its Asheville coal-to-gas repowering project, but that on its face that pricetag is hugely overinflated.
The Southern Power Co. unit of Southern Co. is nearing final decisions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for issuance of two air permits that would authorize construction of the Jackson County Generating Facility, which is a 920-MW, gas-fired peaker.
Portsmouth Genco LLC and Virginia Renewable Power–Portsmouth LLC applied Feb. 12 with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the sale of a deactivated coal-fired power plant in Virginia to Virginia Renewable Power-Portsmouth.
Saying that QF developers can sell their output in the Southwest Power Pool market, the Nebraska Public Power District asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to relieve it of the requirement to enter into new contracts or obligations to purchase energy and/or capacity from QFs bigger than 20 MW (net).
The New York ISO has released a Feb. 11 "Generator Deactivation Assessment" on a recent deactivation notice from Entergy Nuclear FitzPatrick LLC covering the proposed retirement of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Generating Facility.
A federal judge on Feb. 11 awarded Virginia Electric and Power nearly $21 million in damages in a lawsuit the utility had filed against Bransen Energy over allegations Bransen shipped non-spec coal earlier this decade to the newly constructed Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center.
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality said Feb. 12 that it issued that day a critical permit that will serve as a model for the safe closure of all coal ash ponds throughout the state.
On Feb. 11, three Democratic members of Congress wrote to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, urging a balanced discussion of the requirements and implementation of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 at an upcoming technical conference.
- FERC FEB 12 2016 Pyramid Lake Notice
- FERC FEB 12 2016 Kentucky River EA.2
- FERC FEB 12 2016 Kentucky River EA
- Columbia Energy FEB 12 2016 Brief
- AEP FEB 11 2016 Flint Creek Report
- TCEQ FEB 10 2016 Jackson County Notice
- Portsmouth Genco FEB 12 2016 App
- NPPD FEB 12 2016 PURPA Petition
- NY ISO FEB 11 2016 FitzPatrick Study
- Court FEB 11 2016 Bransen VEPCO Order