New DOE Rules Back-Pedal Efficiency Lighting Requirements; Become Effective October 7

Bi-partisan rules to phase out incandescent bulbs by 2020 reversed by Trump Administration.

Pennsylvania Committing to Carbon Tax, Regional GHG Reductions

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf held a press conference this morning to unveil…

Texas PUC Staff Proposes Broker Regulations

Proposal calls for transparency about pricing, commission payments and policies regarding termination fees, among other customer-focused protections.

California Public Utilities Commission Finalizing Grid Stability Proposal

A new plan from the California PUC calls for continued hydro generation and implements a 2,500-megawatt procurement required for load-serving entities.

Ohio PUC to Verde Energy: Pay $675K, Cease Monthly Variable Offers

Settlement proposal levies a fine, and requires Verde to cease its monthly variable rate offers for one year after investigation concludes into Verde’s unauthorized marketing tactics.

Maine Public Advocate Calling for at Least $1 Million Fine Against Electricity Maine

Office says energy provider used a variety of deceptive and illegal tactics during door-to-door sales pitches.

PA PUC Approves Tariff That Requires Energy Companies to Carry $5 Million Cybersecurity Insurance Policy

Tariff comes in a year when cybersecurity became a forefront issue among local and national energy regulators.

Arizona Commissioners Support Chairman’s Proposal to Explore Energy Choice

Over the past month, the push for a competitive retail energy market…

New Hampshire Attorney Nominated to Head PUC

Nominee has more than 15 years of legal experience working in or with the New Hampshire Department of Justice.