Public Power Weekly http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/ Newsletter RSS Feed. en-us Copyright 2018 5/26/2018 10:54:13 AM 20 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />A Look Back at the 2014 Midterm Elections and a Preview of the 114th Congress http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299934&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"Making sense of election results and how they influence the political environment is critical to a heavily regulated sector like public power."</p> 12/15/2014 2:55:00 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299934&amp;issueID=30600 DOE says smart grid projects have helped utilities reduce the impact of outages after storms http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300171&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Chattanooga utility's response to the 2012 derecho "was up to 17 hours faster due to the automated feeder switches, which restored power to 40,000 customers instantly," DOE said</p> 12/16/2014 2:55:05 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300171&amp;issueID=30600 Federal court grants FERC motion, keeps Order 745 in force through mid-January http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300511&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Action by D.C. Circuit allows the commission's controversial order on demand response to remain in effect while its supporters ask the Supreme Court to review <i>EPSA v. FERC</p> 12/17/2014 4:31:12 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300511&amp;issueID=30600 FERC staff report alleges trader, funds engaged in fraudulent 'Up to Congestion' transactions in PJM energy markets http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300739&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />An experienced trader, "who had profitably traded in the PJM Interconnection (PJM) market for years, consistently pursuing legitimate arbitrage opportunities &mdash; decided to cheat"</p> 12/18/2014 1:39:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300739&amp;issueID=30600 Senate adjourns for the year, leaves terrorism risk bill, Public Power Risk Management Act, for the new Congress http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300510&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Congressional leaders already have said they will revisit the terrorism risk insurance program in January</p> 12/17/2014 4:29:07 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300510&amp;issueID=30600 Utility official encourages FERC's 'continued attention' to railroad coal delivery issues http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300950&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> "There are steps that this commission can take consistent with your responsibility to ensure economical and reliable wholesale electric service," the official told the commission</p> 12/19/2014 3:39:56 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300950&amp;issueID=30600 Senate confirms nomination of Colette Honorable to join FERC as a commissioner http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300512&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Honorable will serve the remainder of former Commissioner John Norris&rsquo;s term, which ends in June 2017</p> 12/17/2014 4:32:08 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300512&amp;issueID=30600 FERC says California ISO is first to fully satisfy Order No. 1000 regional requirements; takes up inter-regional filings http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300778&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Order No. 1000, which was issued in 2011, requires neighboring transmission planning regions to identify and jointly evaluate inter-regional transmission facilities</p> 12/18/2014 2:47:38 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300778&amp;issueID=30600 FERC is directed to report to Congress about status, financial effect of New York capacity zone http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300789&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />At issue is the New York Independent System Operator&rsquo;s Lower Hudson Valley capacity zone</p> 12/18/2014 3:52:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300789&amp;issueID=30600 MISO board approves $2.5 billion transmission expansion plan http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299963&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The approved expansion plan also marks the first MISO transmission planning cycle to include the full participation of the MISO South region</p> 12/15/2014 4:29:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299963&amp;issueID=30600 FERC rules it must play a role in transfer of assets for Boulder municipalization http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300953&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"What this ruling does not do is as important as what it does," said City Attorney Tom Carr</p> 12/19/2014 4:24:29 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300953&amp;issueID=30600 Approved plan for Austin Energy ramps up renewables, makes room for natural gas http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299961&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The plan is the third iteration of one recommended to the Austin City Council by a generation planning task force over the summer</p> 12/15/2014 4:28:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299961&amp;issueID=30600 Berkshire Hathaway Energy Co. subsidiaries must respond to FERC order tied to market-based rates http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299962&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Commission gives companies 60 days to address their failing wholesale market share screens</p> 12/15/2014 4:29:25 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299962&amp;issueID=30600 Court says it does not have jurisdiction under FPA to review FERC order on QF transactions http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300172&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Case involves the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA)</p> 12/16/2014 2:59:41 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300172&amp;issueID=30600 APPA offers Customer Service Management Certificate Program in February http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300175&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />This five-day certificate program is designed for public power customer service representatives, managers and supervisors</p> 12/16/2014 3:09:57 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300175&amp;issueID=30600 Registration is open for 2015 CEO Roundtable http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300514&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The conference will be held March 1-3, 2015, in Phoenix</p> 12/17/2014 4:33:29 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300514&amp;issueID=30600 Middle East scholar Vali Nasr to address APPA CEO Roundtable in March http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300771&issueID=30600 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30600>December 22, 2014: No. 51</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />This year's meeting will also feature Graham Weale, chief economist for one of the two largest German power companies, on lessons from Germany&rsquo;s energy transition; and Michael Webber, deputy director of the Energy Institute, on global energy trends</p> 12/18/2014 2:11:57 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=300771&amp;issueID=30600 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />GOP members of Senate warn EPA about 'sweeping impacts' of its rule on greenhouse gases http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298969&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"Among the biggest problems with the rule are the unrealistic interim targets, severely constrained timeline for implementation, and the complications related to multi-state resources," the 22 senators said.</p> 12/10/2014 11:43:19 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298969&amp;issueID=30599 Regional entities detail responses to polar vortex, Southwest 2011 power outages http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298774&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Northeast Power Coordinating Council, ReliabilityFirst Corporation, SERC Reliability Corporation, SPP Regional Entity, Texas Reliability Entity and the Western Electricity Coordinating Council respond to a letter from FERC</p> 12/9/2014 2:51:38 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298774&amp;issueID=30599 APPA, other groups seek greater transparency as NERC shifts to new approach http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298770&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />APPA and the others said that they support NERC&rsquo;s effort to use a risk-based approach to compliance monitoring</p> 12/9/2014 2:48:33 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298770&amp;issueID=30599 FERC says that it will hold national, regional technical conferences related to EPA plan for existing plants http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298966&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Sessions will focus "on issues related to electric reliability, wholesale electric markets and operations, and energy infrastructure," the commission said</p> 12/10/2014 11:34:07 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298966&amp;issueID=30599 FERC commissioner says agency is 'uniquely situated' to vet issues raised by EPA proposed plan for existing plants http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298968&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Eventually, a patchwork quilt of implementation plans could conflict with one another or with the Federal Power Act "in ways that harm electric reliability and distort prices," Clark said</p> 12/10/2014 11:42:00 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298968&amp;issueID=30599 Federal government to seek Supreme Court review of appeals court ruling on FERC DR compensation order http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298800&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The ruling by the D.C. Circuit vacated FERC Order No. 745, and said the commission does not have authority to regulate demand response in wholesale electricity markets</p> 12/9/2014 2:59:51 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298800&amp;issueID=30599 ELCON's Anderson cautions FERC about 'unintended consequences' tied to market actions http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299431&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"Consumers are very, very concerned about unnecessary wealth transfers and raising prices to all generators," Anderson said</p> 12/11/2014 3:39:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299431&amp;issueID=30599 Platte River Power Authority's Board of Directors OKs purchase of up to 30 megawatts of solar energy resources http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299520&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Solar plant will be built at the Rawhide Energy Station north of Wellington, Colorado</p> 12/12/2014 9:50:06 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299520&amp;issueID=30599 Senate energy committee votes to approve Honorable's nomination to FERC http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299322&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Next, her nomination will go to the full Senate</p> 12/11/2014 12:24:04 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299322&amp;issueID=30599 FERC gives OK to Cal-ISO tariff waiver tied to addressing high prices http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298806&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Tariff will allow the ISO to address what the grid operator says are circumstances that produced atypically high prices</p> 12/9/2014 3:01:38 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298806&amp;issueID=30599 FERC to convene coal delivery panel discussion at its Dec. 18 commission meeting http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299448&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Commission to discuss coal delivery issues and their effects on electric reliability</p> 12/11/2014 5:14:42 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299448&amp;issueID=30599 FERC gives green light to Duke's plan to purchase NCEMPA assets http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298959&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The transaction, valued at approximately $1.2 billion, still needs to win the approval of state agencies and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission</p> 12/10/2014 11:21:10 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298959&amp;issueID=30599 BPA, public power utilities have saved at least 560 average megawatts since 2010 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298776&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"Public power&rsquo;s investment in energy efficiency has produced impressive savings in the past five years," said Corwin</p> 12/9/2014 2:52:44 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298776&amp;issueID=30599 Senate confirms Walter, Lodge to seats on TVA&rsquo;s board of directors http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299323&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Their terms will expire in 2019</p> 12/11/2014 12:29:16 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299323&amp;issueID=30599 Short takes. . . http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298811&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Cassidy defeats Landrieu in Louisiana</p> 12/9/2014 3:05:20 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298811&amp;issueID=30599 APPA offers online and in-person training opportunities on new OSHA regulations http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298960&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Dec. 16 course will focus on OSHA's Minimum Approach Distance</p> 12/10/2014 11:22:40 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298960&amp;issueID=30599 Registration deadline approaching for 2015 Joint Action Workshop http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298778&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The workshop will be held Jan. 11-13 in Key West, Florida</p> 12/9/2014 2:53:41 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298778&amp;issueID=30599 APPA offers new economic development conference opportunity http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298810&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Public Power Consultants Forum will take place March 30 to April 1, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee</p> 12/9/2014 3:03:18 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298810&amp;issueID=30599 APPA Academy to offer three pre-Legislative Rally seminars in 2015 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299487&issueID=30599 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30599>December 15, 2014: No. 50</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Seminars will be held on March 9, 2015, prior to the annual Legislative Rally</p> 12/12/2014 9:16:44 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=299487&amp;issueID=30599 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />JEA keeps community informed about pending federal regulations http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297597&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />JEA in Jacksonville, Florida, hosted a community forum about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency&rsquo;s proposed carbon-dioxide emissions rule to inform stakeholders of the potential implications.</p> 12/1/2014 11:39:32 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297597&amp;issueID=30598 FERC commissioner voices reliability concerns about EPA proposed plan for existing plants http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298074&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"I continue to call for a more formal and transparent process involving FERC (and not just its staff) to examine these reliability implications" </p> 12/3/2014 3:40:38 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298074&amp;issueID=30598 Pass cybersecurity bill now, APPA and other industry groups tell Senate http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297908&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The measure, written by Sens. Feinstein and Chambliss, "would promote business security and resilience against cyberattacks"</p> 12/2/2014 4:11:12 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297908&amp;issueID=30598 In comments on EPA's proposed rule on CO2, APPA advises agency against trying to do too much, too soon http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297676&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The comments are detailed and lengthy, running to more than 200 pages</p> 12/1/2014 3:52:20 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297676&amp;issueID=30598 FERC approves latest settlement tied to 2011 Southwest power outages http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297677&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />There now have been five settlements in connection with the FERC-NERC investigation into the outage that left millions in the dark for up to 12 hours</p> 12/1/2014 3:54:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297677&amp;issueID=30598 APPA and others want D.C. Circuit to overturn FERC order in case on municipal preference in hydro licensing http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298075&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The FERC ruling, issued a year ago, held that the Western Minnesota Municipal Power Agency was not entitled to municipal preference under the Federal Power Act because the proposed project was too far away</p> 12/3/2014 3:45:32 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298075&amp;issueID=30598 FERC commissioner nominee tells Senate hearing that reliability is a top priority http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298307&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"In many ways, we need to think about not only reliability but resilience efforts," said Colette Honorable</p> 12/4/2014 3:34:18 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298307&amp;issueID=30598 Sens. Shaheen and Portman introduce a shorter version of their efficiency bill http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298425&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The bill is identical to H.R. 2126, which passed the House overwhelmingly in March 2014</p> 12/5/2014 10:57:45 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298425&amp;issueID=30598 Senator introduces bill that would clarify FERC legal authority tied to demand response compensation http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297678&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The measure, S. 2947, was introduced in response to a federal court ruling that vacated FERC Order No. 745</p> 12/1/2014 3:55:33 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297678&amp;issueID=30598 FERC details agenda for Dec. 9 workshop examining operator actions in energy and ancillary services markets operated by RTOs, ISOs http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297911&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Panelists in the morning will include officials from ISO New England, the California ISO, Midcontinent ISO, New York ISO, and Southwest Power Pool</p> 12/2/2014 4:15:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297911&amp;issueID=30598 SMUD's Board of Directors approves $1.47 billion budget for 2015 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298411&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />California municipal utility says it will start 2015 with a strong cash balance</p> 12/5/2014 10:53:25 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298411&amp;issueID=30598 House members ask Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate solar leasing practices http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298292&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />They asked what steps the agency has taken to investigate the possibility that misleading sales techniques are being used in the rooftop solar industry</p> 12/4/2014 2:19:12 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298292&amp;issueID=30598 People http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298076&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> </p> 12/3/2014 4:14:56 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298076&amp;issueID=30598 NextEra Energy and Hawaiian Electric Industries to combine in $4.3 billion deal http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298424&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> Merger of the two private companies is to be completed within approximately 12 months</p> 12/5/2014 10:55:51 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298424&amp;issueID=30598 ERCOT's updated 10-year outlook projects reserve margins of 15% or more in Texas region through 2018 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297909&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Dec.1 report reflects several changes since the last such report last spring, including the addition of new generation resources and improvements to the method used to forecast wind generation availability</p> 12/2/2014 4:13:12 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297909&amp;issueID=30598 New York ISO forecasts adequate electric capacity for peak demand this winter http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298427&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The ISO anticipates a peak load demand of 24,737 megawatts this winter, less than last winter&rsquo;s peak</p> 12/5/2014 10:59:35 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298427&amp;issueID=30598 APPA offers webinars this week on legislative and regulatory developments; identifying your energy efficiency goals http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298485&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The session on Tuesday, Dec. 9, will be "It&rsquo;s a Wrap: A Look Back at Legislative, Regulatory and Political Developments in 2014"</p> 12/5/2014 1:26:14 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=298485&amp;issueID=30598 New APPA members http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297913&issueID=30598 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30598>December 8, 2014: No. 49</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The American Public Power Association welcomes these new members</p> 12/2/2014 4:16:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297913&amp;issueID=30598 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />Five takeaways from APPA&rsquo;s Grid Security Summit http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297076&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Before the 113th Congress adjourns in December, APPA hopes the Senate will pass S. 2588, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014, Sue Kelly says in this blog</p> 11/24/2014 2:37:42 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297076&amp;issueID=30597 EPA proposes tighter ozone standard of between 65 and 70 parts per billion http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297419&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The agency was under a court-ordered deadline to act by Dec. 1; the ozone standard was last updated in 2008</p> 11/26/2014 12:09:32 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297419&amp;issueID=30597 FERC sets hearing on complaint challenging ROE for New England transmission owners http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297422&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The complaint challenges the transmission owners&rsquo; base return on equity of 11.14 percent</p> 11/26/2014 12:46:08 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297422&amp;issueID=30597 Supreme Court agrees to review case challenging MATS rule http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297311&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Utility Air Regulatory Group (UARG), the National Mining Association, and 21 states had appealed an April decision by the D.C. Circuit</p> 11/25/2014 5:04:14 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297311&amp;issueID=30597 Attorneys general say 'numerous legal defects' provide grounds for invalidation of EPA proposed plan for existing plants http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297426&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Proposed rule on CO2 "has numerous legal defects, each of which provides an independent basis to invalidate the rule in its entirety," 17 attorneys general said Nov. 26</p> 11/26/2014 2:44:23 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297426&amp;issueID=30597 Eastern-style mandatory capacity markets are causing plenty of headaches, lawyers tell APPA workshop http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297060&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The events of last winter underlined the need for fuel diversity, and "reflected not small cracks, but fundamental problems" in today&rsquo;s electricity markets, said Denise Goulet</p> 11/24/2014 2:07:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297060&amp;issueID=30597 EPA urged not to include nuclear units under construction in calculation of state carbon dioxide goals http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297094&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"We firmly believe it is not appropriate" for the notice of proposed rulemaking to include such nuclear units in the calculation of state CO2 goals, the utility executives said</p> 11/24/2014 3:51:48 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297094&amp;issueID=30597 NERC report says prolonged cold weather events may cause increase in generator unavailability http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297091&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The natural gas and electricity industries have made substantial progress to address bulk power system reliability concerns, NERC said</p> 11/24/2014 3:32:42 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297091&amp;issueID=30597 FERC approves merger between Exelon and Pepco Holdings http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297112&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The commission said that the proposed merger "will not have an adverse effect on horizontal competition in the generation market"</p> 11/24/2014 4:02:07 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297112&amp;issueID=30597 Lawmakers seek details on FERC/EPA communications tied to plan for plants; press for conference to examine proposal http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297294&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Members of Congress ask for information on the "extent and nature of meetings, communications and consultations of any kind" between FERC and the EPA regarding major rules that would affect the bulk power system</p> 11/25/2014 2:01:33 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297294&amp;issueID=30597 Leadership of committees shapes up for the upcoming session of Congress http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297295&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will largely remain the same in the 114th Congress. The Ways and Means Committee will have a new chairman: Rep. Paul Ryan</p> 11/25/2014 2:03:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297295&amp;issueID=30597 Dec. 4 confirmation hearing date set for Colette Honorable http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297312&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Arkansas regulator has been nominated to a seat on the FERC</p> 11/25/2014 5:09:03 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297312&amp;issueID=30597 New OSHA rule on the reporting of work-related injuries goes into effect in January http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297092&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Employers will be required to notify OSHA of work-related fatalities within eight hours, and work-related in-patient hospitalizations, amputations or losses of an eye within 24 hours</p> 11/24/2014 3:34:12 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297092&amp;issueID=30597 APPA to offer courses in February on cost of service, performing a utility financial check-up, and accounting http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297297&issueID=30597 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30597>December 1, 2014: No. 48</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Courses will be part of the Winter Education Institute in Anaheim, California</p> 11/25/2014 2:05:44 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=297297&amp;issueID=30597 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />SRP's new energy efficiency award helps utility interface with community http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296051&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Champions of Energy Efficiency Award at Salt River Project recognizes top performers in the utility's energy efficiency rebate program</p> 11/17/2014 3:06:15 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296051&amp;issueID=30596 Senators press FERC for hearing tied to ISO New England forward capacity auction http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296311&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"It is unacceptable for FERC to take no action to protect consumers from overpaying if the allegations of market manipulation are true"</p> 11/18/2014 4:26:18 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296311&amp;issueID=30596 FERC details enforcement priorities for fiscal year 2015, activities in fiscal year 2014 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296849&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />In fiscal year 2014, FERC staff opened 17 new investigations and brought 15 pending investigations to closure with no action or settlement</p> 11/21/2014 1:57:54 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296849&amp;issueID=30596 FERC approves physical security reliability standard submitted by NERC http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296745&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The final rule left out a directive that would have allowed FERC and others to add or remove facilities from an entity&rsquo;s list of critical facilities</p> 11/20/2014 4:06:55 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296745&amp;issueID=30596 Pass cybersecurity bill, APPA and nine other electricity groups tell Senate leaders http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296828&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"Every day, the industry faces threats that, if not immediately addressed and remedied, could have operational consequences"</p> 11/21/2014 11:52:11 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296828&amp;issueID=30596 ERCOT voices reliability concerns related to EPA plan to curb emissions from existing power plants http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296294&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"The timing and scale of the expected changes needed to reach the CO2 emission goals could have a harmful impact on reliability" </p> 11/18/2014 3:11:05 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296294&amp;issueID=30596 New England, New York winter peak loads expected to rival last winter's: Genscape http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296057&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The upcoming winter will offer a wide variety of weather scenarios, "which may or may not be similar to those we experienced last year"</p> 11/17/2014 3:08:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296057&amp;issueID=30596 FERC directs grid operators to file reports on fuel assurance http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296746&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Failure to address this issue now could lead to volatile and high fuel prices or costly RTO/ISO actions to ensure reliability, the commission said</p> 11/20/2014 4:10:17 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296746&amp;issueID=30596 APPA asks to intervene in RICE case before District of Columbia Circuit http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296503&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />APPA members own and operate electric generation units powered by reciprocating internal combustion engines that are subject to the final rule</p> 11/19/2014 2:59:58 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296503&amp;issueID=30596 SRP reaches deal for solar energy facility, saying it shows that community-scale solar is increasingly affordable http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296829&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The price SRP will pay for power from the community-scale solar plant is very near the utility&rsquo;s average cost of energy, Sullivan said</p> 11/21/2014 12:00:36 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296829&amp;issueID=30596 TVA reports more than $11 billion in operating revenues in fiscal 2014 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296505&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Total revenues advanced nearly 2 percent in 2014 compared with the prior year</p> 11/19/2014 3:05:49 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296505&amp;issueID=30596 New England generator group seeks FERC order that would disqualify DR capacity resources from ISO NE forward capacity auctions http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296056&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The generator group asked FERC to act on its complaint by Jan. 15, 2015 </p> 11/17/2014 3:07:15 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296056&amp;issueID=30596 FERC proposes policy on cost recovery for modernizing natural gas facilities http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296713&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The policy would allow interstate pipelines to recover costs through "surcharge or tracker mechanisms," the commission said</p> 11/20/2014 2:22:50 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296713&amp;issueID=30596 MISO reports that it has ample reserves for this winter http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296131&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The reserve margin is anticipated to be 45.1 percent, or three times the grid operator&rsquo;s reserve requirement of 14.8 percent. </p> 11/18/2014 10:05:49 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296131&amp;issueID=30596 Moody's cites NYPA's disciplined financial practices in upgrading credit rating http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296504&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Rating agency says power authority's credit metrics "are among the strongest of all U.S. public power electric utilities with generation ownership" </p> 11/19/2014 3:04:11 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296504&amp;issueID=30596 APPA offers Customer Service Management Certificate Program in February http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296058&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Program will be part of the Winter Education Institute in Anaheim, California</p> 11/17/2014 3:20:45 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296058&amp;issueID=30596 Clark is appointed to APPA board of directors http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296253&issueID=30596 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30596>November 24, 2014: No. 47</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Clark will fill the unexpired term of Austin Carroll, representing Region 7</p> 11/18/2014 2:34:57 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=296253&amp;issueID=30596 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />Resource planner for the City of Palo Alto Utilities details renewable energy landscape in California http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294431&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The current landscape for renewable energy procurement in California could be described as a "buyer&rsquo;s market," said Jim Stack, senior resource planner at the City of Palo Alto Utilities, in a recent interview. </p> 11/10/2014 11:34:04 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294431&amp;issueID=30595 'Waters of US' rule should be withdrawn, revised and re-proposed, APPA tells federal agencies http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295580&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The rule "broadens the scope of CWA jurisdiction beyond the statutory limits established by Congress and the constitutional limits recognized by the Supreme Court," APPA said</p> 11/14/2014 2:51:32 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295580&amp;issueID=30595 Northwest Power Pool initiative launches solicitation seeking market operator for potential energy imbalance market http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295146&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The MC Initiative is seeking a market operator to develop and implement a SCED by Oct. 1, 2017</p> 11/12/2014 5:02:21 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295146&amp;issueID=30595 Grid Security Summit: Creating a culture of security is imperative as threats evolve http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295145&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Grid security requires industry-government cooperation, cross-departmental measures within agencies, and utility-wide understanding and effort, said Kevin Wailes</p> 11/12/2014 5:00:11 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295145&amp;issueID=30595 By working together, IT and OT people can improve a utility's security, SMUD official tells APPA Grid Security Summit http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295385&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"OT is the new target," he said, speaking at APPA's Grid Security Summit in Arlington, Va. </p> 11/13/2014 4:11:30 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295385&amp;issueID=30595 Senator launches latest salvo against New York capacity zone http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295386&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />In a letter to federal regulators, Schumer and other lawmakers from New York said the capacity zone has resulted in a "significant and unwarranted price increase" for electric consumers in the region</p> 11/13/2014 4:14:03 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295386&amp;issueID=30595 NERC long-term assessment focuses on changing resource mix, lower reserve margins and environmental regulations http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295142&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Report is based on resource adequacy information collected from eight regional entities</p> 11/12/2014 4:52:07 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295142&amp;issueID=30595 State CO2 targets under EPA proposal can be described as front-loaded, says Congressional Research Service analysis http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295150&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The mathematics of the EPA's 2029 interim target "effectively require states to make emission rate reductions in the early years, which some have described as 'front-loading'"</p> 11/12/2014 5:09:55 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295150&amp;issueID=30595 American Antitrust Institute Vice President Diana Moss named new president and CEO of AAI http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295151&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"Diana has been my trusted right hand for 14 years," said the institute's founder, Albert Foer </p> 11/12/2014 5:12:52 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295151&amp;issueID=30595 Energy Northwest nuclear plant sets new record for consecutive days of producing power http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295388&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Columbia Generating Station produced energy for 506 consecutive days, beating the previous record of 505 days</p> 11/13/2014 4:15:58 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295388&amp;issueID=30595 GOP selects Senate leaders for 114th Congress http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295596&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Mitch McConnell of Kentucky will be the majority leader</p> 11/14/2014 4:26:53 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295596&amp;issueID=30595 FERC approves plan for WAPA-Upper Great Plains Region, Heartland and Basin Electric to join SPP http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295149&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The order "is a positive step that greatly expands customer access to organized markets, particularly in the upper-Midwest," said LaFleur</p> 11/12/2014 5:08:11 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295149&amp;issueID=30595 TVA to offer 130 megawatts of renewable energy capacity in 2015 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295391&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The renewable energy will be offered through a variety of power-purchasing programs for home, business, industrial and wholesale installations</p> 11/13/2014 4:18:06 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295391&amp;issueID=30595 NYPA continues to upgrade transmission, study micro-grids post-Sandy http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295147&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />New York utility is also working on enhancing communication networks between power plants to ensure connectivity during severe weather and other emergencies</p> 11/12/2014 5:04:20 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295147&amp;issueID=30595 People http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294959&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> </p> 11/12/2014 12:06:05 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294959&amp;issueID=30595 Virginia regulators settle on $20.60 as reasonable pole attachment fee in dispute between co-op and Comcast http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294445&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />State Corporation Commission affirms ruling by hearing examiner that $20.60 per attachment per year would be a just and reasonable rate in this case</p> 11/10/2014 12:03:11 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294445&amp;issueID=30595 APPA seeks nominations for DEED board http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295153&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Nominations are due by Nov. 30</p> 11/12/2014 5:15:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295153&amp;issueID=30595 APPA Academy offers Nov. 18 webinar on energy efficiency programs http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295148&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />This session will cover energy efficiency and demand reduction programs, from the traditional weatherization and water-saving devices to more advanced smart grid technologies</p> 11/12/2014 5:06:26 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295148&amp;issueID=30595 APPA offers Public Power Manager Certificate Program in Anaheim in February http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295152&issueID=30595 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30595>November 17, 2014: No. 46</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The program courses are offered only once a year although, as an alternative, they can be offered as in-house classes</p> 11/12/2014 5:14:33 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=295152&amp;issueID=30595 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br />MMWEC details reasons for supporting transmission line http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293079&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />There are a number of reasons why MMWEC is publicly supporting an underground and undersea transmission line proposed by a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Transmission</p> 11/3/2014 4:16:59 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293079&amp;issueID=30594 Leaders of APPA, EEI, NRECA, NARUC and Western Coal Traffic League urge FERC to examine railroad coal delivery challenges http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293075&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The association leaders said that as winter draws near, they are "concerned that the problems are about to become substantially worse"</p> 11/3/2014 3:59:57 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293075&amp;issueID=30594 PacifiCorp, California ISO launch Western energy imbalance market http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293076&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"We are more than satisfied with the initial results," said the ISO's Mark Rothleder</p> 11/3/2014 4:02:10 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293076&amp;issueID=30594 NERC initial review of EPA existing power plant proposal raises reliablity questions http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293592&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The objective of the review was to identify the reliability implications and potential consequences from the implementation of the EPA&rsquo;s "Clean Power Plan"</p> 11/5/2014 3:37:55 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293592&amp;issueID=30594 FERC commissioner calls for more transparent process on reliability implications of EPA proposal http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293521&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"I know it&rsquo;s not a transparent process to anyone in this room or anyone else in the industry," said Clark</p> 11/5/2014 11:30:56 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293521&amp;issueID=30594 FERC enforcement staff preliminarily finds firm violated anti-manipulation rule through activity in ISO New England http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293562&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The investigation has preliminarily determined that Maxim Power Corp. engaged in three schemes in ISO New England</p> 11/5/2014 2:48:17 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293562&amp;issueID=30594 BPA challenges PacifiCorp plans for allocation of network transmission rights http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293077&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />PacifiCorp is pursuing a "discriminatory allocation" of network transmission rights, Bonneville said in a complaint filed with federal energy regulators</p> 11/3/2014 4:04:10 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293077&amp;issueID=30594 Governors urge Energy Secretary Moniz to promote the building of new high-voltage lines to carry wind power http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293336&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />New high-voltage transmission lines could deliver "significant amounts of new wind energy across different regions of the country"</p> 11/4/2014 3:33:00 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293336&amp;issueID=30594 EIA: Coal stocks at power plants are lower than recent years http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294086&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Coal stocks at power plants are low in comparison to recent historical norms, the Energy Information Administration said</p> 11/7/2014 12:00:03 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294086&amp;issueID=30594 APPA schedules conference call to discuss FEMA proposal on disaster insurance policy reimbursements http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294088&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Nov. 14 conference call will discuss exposure public power utilities could face as a result of a recently proposed policy put forth by FEMA</p> 11/7/2014 12:01:45 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294088&amp;issueID=30594 PJM official details various scenarios RTO is considering as DR compensation case remains in limbo http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294142&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />An official with the PJM Interconnection detailed scenarios the grid operator is considering while the status of a court decision that vacated FERC Order No. 745 on demand-response compensation to consumers remains in limbo</p> 11/7/2014 2:59:29 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294142&amp;issueID=30594 ERCOT expects to have sufficient power supplies this winter http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293078&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"We have more generation resources available than we did this time last year," said Lasher</p> 11/3/2014 4:05:40 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293078&amp;issueID=30594 SMUD seeks developer for local biomass generation project http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294087&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />SMUD is looking for a developer to partner with on a 3-megawatt biomass gasification project for combined heat and power in Sacramento</p> 11/7/2014 12:00:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294087&amp;issueID=30594 APPA emphasizes importance of accurate measures for performance of RTOs http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294140&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The need for accurate measures of the performance of regional transmission organizations "is even more critical" in 2014 than in 2010, when FERC approved the first set of metrics for RTOs, APPA said</p> 11/7/2014 2:57:08 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294140&amp;issueID=30594 Platte River adds more wind to its portfolio with Spring Canyon farm http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294141&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Platte River Power Authority in Fort Collins, Colorado, announced the addition of 32.5 megawatts of wind power to its portfolio</p> 11/7/2014 2:58:15 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294141&amp;issueID=30594 APPA to offer Nov. 10 webinar on new OSHA arc protection and flame-resistant clothing standards http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293347&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Session takes place from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Eastern time on Monday, Nov. 10</p> 11/4/2014 4:07:10 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293347&amp;issueID=30594 APPA offers training on new OSHA regulations and underground distribution systems http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293596&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Courses will be part of the Winter Education Institute</p> 11/5/2014 3:48:02 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293596&amp;issueID=30594 APPA Academy offers new webinar series, starting Nov. 18, on energy efficiency topics http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294090&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> APPA Academy is offering a new four-part Energy Efficiency Webinar Series </p> 11/7/2014 12:04:18 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=294090&amp;issueID=30594 APPA Product Store offers publication on the importance of IT governance for electric utilities http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293348&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Manual discusses the benefits of having an IT governance process</p> 11/4/2014 4:08:38 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293348&amp;issueID=30594 Public Communications Spring Issues Roundtable set for April 2015 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293598&issueID=30594 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30594>November 10, 2014: No. 45</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Annual meeting will take place April 10, 2015, at APPA's new offices in Arlington, Virginia</p> 11/5/2014 3:49:23 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=293598&amp;issueID=30594 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br /> Commissioner applies RGGI lessons to EPA's proposed CO2 rule http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292426&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Maryland Public Service Commissioner and Chairman of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Kelly Speakes-Backman talks with APPA about implementing the EPA's proposed CO2 reduction plan through a regional, market-based approach.</p> 10/30/2014 9:38:16 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292426&amp;issueID=30593 MMWEC details benefits that will flow to New England as a result of recent FERC grid ROE order http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291908&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />A decision by FERC reduces the allowed rate of return on equity (ROE) for transmission owners from 11.14 % to 10.57%</p> 10/28/2014 10:59:47 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291908&amp;issueID=30593 Issues tied to offer caps, mitigation get a closer look at FERC workshop http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292313&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"The fuel costs are the big issue," said NRG Energy&rsquo;s Abraham Silverman</p> 10/29/2014 4:08:55 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292313&amp;issueID=30593 Lower level of competition in Maryland procurement is attributed to PJM capacity market uncertainty http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291993&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />PJM&rsquo;s actions "have produced a tremendous amount of uncertainty," said Paula Carmody, Maryland People&rsquo;s Counsel</p> 10/28/2014 3:29:42 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291993&amp;issueID=30593 FERC notice turns aside rehearing requests tied to ISO-NE auction results http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291909&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The commission recently issued a notice in which it said that the results of ISO New England&rsquo;s eighth forward capacity auction would go into effect "by operation of law," as opposed to either being accepted, rejected, or suspended and set for a hearing by a FERC order</p> 10/28/2014 11:01:36 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291909&amp;issueID=30593 APPA applauds recognition by broadband agency of safety role played by electric utilities http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291998&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Association "appreciates FirstNet&rsquo;s recognition of the role of electric utilities in providing public safety services"</p> 10/28/2014 3:37:37 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291998&amp;issueID=30593 NRC resumes issuance of nuclear plant license renewals after two-year hiatus http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292306&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />After issuing its "continued storage of spent nuclear fuel" rule, which became effective on Oct. 20, the agency may now resume issuing license renewals as well as new operating licenses</p> 10/29/2014 3:36:34 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292306&amp;issueID=30593 Power transmission REITs may be here before long, Moody's says http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292504&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The IRS recently clarified rules that define what constitutes real estate. This has caused the REIT sector to grow, as companies look to spin off their assets into new companies that are effectively exempted from corporate taxes, Moody's said</p> 10/30/2014 2:28:53 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292504&amp;issueID=30593 New blog highlights possible changes to key congressional committees of importance to public power http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292563&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"No matter what happens, there will be a lot of change on House and Senate congressional committees with jurisdiction over policy issues important to public power utilities" </p> 10/30/2014 3:50:33 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292563&amp;issueID=30593 Eleven utilities are winners in APPA Annual Report Contest http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292307&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The awards were presented Oct. 29 at the Customer Connections Conference in Jacksonville, Florida</p> 10/29/2014 3:38:21 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292307&amp;issueID=30593 Austin Energy reports fewest power outages in its history http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292682&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Over the fiscal year, the average was 0.57 outages per customer, compared to the industry average of 1.0 </p> 10/31/2014 11:07:54 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292682&amp;issueID=30593 New York announces first transactions of state "Green Bank" http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291911&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />NY Green Bank, a division of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will partner with private-sector lenders to support projects that could not otherwise access financing</p> 10/28/2014 11:04:27 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291911&amp;issueID=30593 Seattle City Light sells $265 million of bonds http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292741&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The bonds sold at an average true interest cost of approximately 3.1 percent, the best rate received on a City Light long-term bond sale in recent history</p> 10/31/2014 2:50:44 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292741&amp;issueID=30593 New APPA members http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292683&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> </p> 10/31/2014 11:18:57 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292683&amp;issueID=30593 APPA offers Nov. 4 webinar on FCC special access reports that are due on Dec. 15, 2014 http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292392&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Federal Communications Commission is requiring a broad range of entities to make a one-time data filing with the commission on Dec. 15</p> 10/30/2014 9:12:50 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292392&amp;issueID=30593 APPA to offer courses at Winter Institute on cost of service, performing a utility financial check-up, and accounting http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292308&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Winter Education Institute is set for Feb. 2-6, 2015 in Anaheim, California</p> 10/29/2014 3:39:44 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292308&amp;issueID=30593 DEED program offers Nov. 19 webinar on eReliability Tracker http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292309&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The webinar will be offered at no cost to participants</p> 10/29/2014 3:40:41 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292309&amp;issueID=30593 Last chance to register for APPA's 2014 Grid Security Summit http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291912&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Summit will be held Nov. 12-13 in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington, D.C.</p> 10/28/2014 11:05:55 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291912&amp;issueID=30593 APPA Product Store offers updated energy efficiency publications for residential and small business customers http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292398&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />These are new editions of two publications, <i>Energy Matters for Your Home</i> and <i>Energy Matters for Your Small Business</i></p> 10/30/2014 9:17:14 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292398&amp;issueID=30593 DEED program offers Nov. 20 webinar on public power experiences with DOE&rsquo;s smart grid grants http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292396&issueID=30593 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30593>November 3, 2014: No. 44</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Smart Grid Investment Grants (SGIG) program allocated $540 million in federal funds to 32 municipal utility projects</p> 10/30/2014 9:14:58 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=292396&amp;issueID=30593 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br /> CPS Energy's Beneby sees electric grid of the future as a "clearinghouse" http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291474&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The grid could act as an inverter, allowing utilities to give and take electricity, and letting consumers do the same thing</p> 10/23/2014 3:41:43 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291474&amp;issueID=30592 'Our legacy is our service,' DiFonzo tells APPA gathering in Texas http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290964&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Service to home communities is public power&rsquo;s legacy, Paula DiFonzo, chair of APPA's board of directors, told the association&rsquo;s Legal Seminar in San Antonio</p> 10/21/2014 1:36:09 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290964&amp;issueID=30592 Court agrees to delay finalizing order vacating FERC demand-response compensation decision http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291312&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit approved a request by FERC to delay finalizing a court decision that vacated FERC Order No. 745 on demand-response compensation to consumers</p> 10/23/2014 8:55:54 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291312&amp;issueID=30592 FERC chairman sees EPA CO2 plan approach having 'significant consequences' for resource choices http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291311&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />FERC Chairman Cheryl LaFleur said she believes the EPA's approach through its plan to reduce CO2 emissions from existing power plants will have "significant consequences" for resource choices in the U.S. </p> 10/23/2014 8:54:41 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291311&amp;issueID=30592 At Legal Seminar in Texas, Kelly outlines APPA priorities, describes challenges faced by public power http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290965&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Some say that America has become a monoculture, but "that is really not true," Sue Kelly, APPA president and CEO, told a public power audience in San Antonio </p> 10/21/2014 1:37:37 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290965&amp;issueID=30592 Industry leaders debate which entity is best to manage resource portfolios http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290966&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The entities best suited to manage resource portfolios are those that serve customers at the end of the line, leaders from the public power and electric cooperative sectors told a resource roundtable</p> 10/21/2014 1:39:05 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290966&amp;issueID=30592 Senators want EPA, Corps to withdraw proposed 'Waters of the U.S.' rule http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291664&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />A large group of senators is pressing the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw the proposed Waters of the U.S. rule</p> 10/25/2014 3:50:53 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291664&amp;issueID=30592 Group urges FERC to reject PJM plan to revise certain elements of its reliability pricing model http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291362&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />APPA, American Municipal Power, and Public Power Association of New Jersey were recently joined by a large number of other parties including state utility regulators, cooperatives, and state consumer advocates in collectively protesting a filing made by the PJM Interconnection in which PJM proposes to revise certain elements of its reliability pricing model </p> 10/23/2014 9:07:29 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291362&amp;issueID=30592 Connecticut AG, agencies seek FERC review of notice tied to ISO New England auction results http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291361&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The Connecticut attorney general and several state agencies are asking FERC to reconsider a recent notice in which FERC said the results of ISO-NE&rsquo;s eighth forward capacity auction could go into effect "by operation of law"</p> 10/23/2014 9:06:12 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291361&amp;issueID=30592 FERC accepts BPA's revised oversupply management protocol http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290967&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />FERC recently accepted BPA&rsquo;s revised oversupply management protocol while at the same time FERC turned aside arguments by wind generators that oversupply costs should be allocated to BPA power customers and not BPA transmission customers</p> 10/21/2014 1:41:04 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290967&amp;issueID=30592 Take part in transmission planning processes under FERC Order No. 1000, attorney urges public power utilities http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291314&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Whether you are a transmission owner or a transmission customer, it would be a good idea to take part in transmission planning efforts that are being conducted under Order No. 1000, attorney Michael Postar told a public power gathering in San Antonio</p> 10/23/2014 8:57:28 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291314&amp;issueID=30592 Massachusetts retains number one spot in group's scorecard for energy efficiency http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291600&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Massachusetts in 2014 continues to edge out California as the most energy-efficient state in the nation, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) said</p> 10/24/2014 10:55:48 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291600&amp;issueID=30592 NYPA energy management network operations center is launched http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291666&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the state&rsquo;s first energy management network operations center, which was developed and is being deployed and managed by the New York Power Authority</p> 10/25/2014 3:54:13 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291666&amp;issueID=30592 Appeals court lifts stay on EPA's Cross State Air Pollution Rule http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291665&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit lifted its stay of the EPA's Cross State Air Pollution Rule</p> 10/25/2014 3:52:52 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291665&amp;issueID=30592 FERC staff issues reports tied to Oct. 28 workshop on RTO/ISO pricing, mitigation issues http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291360&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />FERC staff released two reports in the lead-up to a workshop scheduled to take place at FERC on Oct. 28 related to scarcity and shortage pricing, offer mitigation, and offer caps in energy and ancillary service markets operated by regional transmission organizations and independent system operators</p> 10/23/2014 9:05:01 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291360&amp;issueID=30592 Louisiana-based Cleco to be purchased by investor group in a deal that values the utility at approximately $4.7 billion http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290968&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Cleco said that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a group of North American long-term infrastructure investors in a deal that values Cleco at approximately $4.7 billion, including approximately $1.3 billion of assumed debt</p> 10/21/2014 1:42:31 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=290968&amp;issueID=30592 FERC approves third settlement tied to 2011 Southwest power outages http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291353&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />FERC said an agreement has been reached that resolves an investigation by FERC enforcement staff and NERC into Southern California Edison&rsquo;s involvement in the Sept. 8, 2011, Southwest blackout</p> 10/23/2014 9:00:22 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291353&amp;issueID=30592 Energy imbalance market in West has implications for public power, attorney tells Legal Seminar http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291599&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />An energy imbalance market (EIM) is different things to different people, depending on their perspective, attorney Jason Gray told an audience of public power lawyers</p> 10/24/2014 10:54:05 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291599&amp;issueID=30592 Austin Energy makes record-breaking demand reductions http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291601&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />Austin Energy in Texas offset 67 MW of peak demand during its most recently ended fiscal year, exceeding its previous record of 65.4 MW in 2007</p> 10/24/2014 10:57:05 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291601&amp;issueID=30592 City of Palo Alto Utilities garners utility of the year award from solar power association http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291667&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The City of Palo Alto Utilities was named public power utility of the year by the Solar Electric Power Association</p> 10/25/2014 3:55:27 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291667&amp;issueID=30592 Mutual Aid Working Group sets action plan http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291603&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />APPA&rsquo;s Mutual Aid Working group met at APPA headquarters to set a clear action plan for future activities</p> 10/24/2014 10:59:37 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291603&amp;issueID=30592 APPA is offering two certificate programs at its Winter Education Institute in February http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291355&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />The APPA Winter Education Institute, to be held Feb. 2-6, 2015, at the Sheraton Anaheim Resort in California, will feature two week-long certification programs on customer service management and supervisory leadership</p> 10/23/2014 9:01:42 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291355&amp;issueID=30592 2015 Legislative Rally to be held March 9-11 in Washington, D.C. http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291602&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />APPA will hold its 2015 Legislative Rally at the Grand Hyatt Washington in Washington, D.C., from March 9-11, 2015</p> 10/24/2014 10:58:18 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291602&amp;issueID=30592 RP3 Panel Grades 101 Applications http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291363&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />APPA&rsquo;s RP3 Review Panel graded 101 applications for the 2015-18 Reliable Public Power Provider designation</p> 10/23/2014 9:09:35 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291363&amp;issueID=30592 APPA to offer Oct. 30 webinar on new OSHA fall protection rules for public power utilities http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291365&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />On Thursday, Oct. 30, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time, APPA will hold a webinar on the updated Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fall protection standards</p> 10/23/2014 9:11:07 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291365&amp;issueID=30592 People http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291042&issueID=30592 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30592>October 27, 2014: No. 43</a> -- <em></em></strong><br /> </p> 10/21/2014 5:30:38 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=291042&amp;issueID=30592 <font color="#ff0000"><i>Public Power Weekly</i> Exclusive:</font><br /> Snohomish County PUD official sees efficiency as key tool for meeting load growth http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=289966&issueID=30591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30591>October 20, 2014: No. 42</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />This article is the first of what will be a regular feature in <i>Public Power Weekly:</i> an interview, special report, or in-depth news article exclusive to the APPA weekly newsletter. -Editor</p> 10/15/2014 8:45:23 AM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=289966&amp;issueID=30591 APPA study affirms that mandatory capacity markets fail to create a proper framework for building new generation http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=289878&issueID=30591 <p><strong style="font-size:10px;"><a href=http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/newsletter-v3.asp?issueID=30591>October 20, 2014: No. 42</a> -- <em></em></strong><br />"It&rsquo;s evident that the mandatory capacity markets are not delivering benefits to electricity customers," said Kelly</p> 10/14/2014 3:30:35 PM http://www.naylornetwork.com/app-ppw/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=289878&amp;issueID=30591