What Happened to the Texas Debate About Utilities Using Battery Storage?

Texas PUC decision about utilities using battery storage is on hold as lawmakers, general public provide their insight about the benefits and drawbacks of the decision.

Shell Energy Paying the Piper for Overcharging in Great Britain, CEO Apologizes

Customers and regulator Ofgem are to be paid a total of £390,000.
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NEM Asks N.Y. Court of Appeals to Keep NY Energy Prices Competitive and Eliminate Price Caps

Court of Appeals decision presents interesting crossroads between existing Public Service Law as well as precedent court decisions.

Solar Group Blasts California Senate Committee’s Gutting of ‘Solar Bill of Rights,’ Saying It Protects Utilities’ Monopoly

Solar Rights Alliance executive director says utilities in California are doing everything they can to protect their monopoly.

Bankruptcy Judge to FERC: Keep Your Hands off PG&E Case

Judge says the California court is more than able to handle power purchase agreements as it wades through PG&E’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy case.

New FCC Ruling Gives Mobile Carriers Power to Block Robocalls

This week’s decision has implications for an energy industry that’s seen multiple lawsuits over the past few months regarding the legality of robocalls.

PA Supreme Court Affirms $1.8 Fine Against HIKO Energy for Overcharging Customers

Energy company charged an extra $125 on more than 14,000 invoices and knew it, resulting in a $1.8 million fine.

Ofgem Fines Two British Suppliers for Violating Antitrust Laws

Ofgem conduct and enforcement boss says E Ltd. and Economy Energy worked with a software company to share customer information and “undermine competition” in Britain’s retail energy market.