David Mills, former executive at Puget Sound Energy, has been elected to the Board of Managers for PJM Interconnection, a regional transmission organization that covers portions of 13 states and Washington, D.C., in the Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions. Read More

FERC executed memorandums of understanding enabling the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Environmental Protection Agency to become cooperating agencies in reviewing a surrender application for the Lower Klamath Project [P-14803]. PacifiCorp and the Klamath River Renewal Corporation are joi… Read More

As conditions across the Western U.S. began moderating, so too did most regional energy prices; however, transmission derates were a significant factor that supported prices for a few days during the week. Read More

For your convenience, NewsData has compiled a list of the acronyms we utilize throughout the Clearing Up publication. Read more

Portland General Electric is asking for a 3.9 percent rate increase that would generate $99 million in new revenue to help fund a variety of projects primarily aimed at hardening the utility's grid, repowering an aging hydroelectric facility and paying for two-thirds of a renewable energy facility. Read More

Conservation groups involved in the 20-year lawsuit over Columbia River System Operations asked a federal judge July 16 to order several operational changes at eight dams on the lower Snake and Columbia rivers starting next spring, including increased spring spill for 24 hours a day to the m… Read More

FERC unanimously opened a rulemaking on July 15 that could lead to significant reforms in transmission planning, cost allocations and generator interconnection processes. Meanwhile, Senate Democrats will include a clean-energy standard in legislation they plan to advance under filibuster-exe… Read More