Policy & Regulation

Burson-Marsteller Texas and the PUC win state and national awards for Texas Electric Choice...

Burson-Marsteller Texas announced that its work with the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), the Texas Electric Choice public education campaign was awarded a Silver Spur from the Texas Public Relations Association.

KEMA-Xenergy sells energy & engineering services division to ConEdison Solutions

KEMA-XENERGY announced the acquisition of the assets of its energy and engineering services division by ConEdison Solutions, a White Plains, New York-based energy service provider.

EPA reports on progress in use of ‘sound science’

In its recently released annual report for 2002, EPA said that it has improved its use of 'sound science' to achieve practical pollution reduction goals.

Texas Commercial Energy files for bankruptcy protection

Texas Commercial Energy has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing significantly higher volatility and uncertainty in the Texas wholesale power supply market.

Industry group calls for time-out as Congress considers electricity legislation

Glenn English, CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Tuesday voiced concern about the timing and content of national legislation to restructure the electric industry.

California entities file evidence supporting more than $7.5 billion in energy cost refunds

Southern California Edison and four California entities submitted to FERC Monday the results of over three months of investigation into why the state's wholesale power costs skyrocketed during the recent energy crisis.

PSEG commends President Bush for comments on Clear Skies

PSEG on Wednesday saluted President Bush's comments on improving the nation's air quality through mandatory power plant emissions reductions called for in his Clear Skies Initiative.

Triple Point Technology launches California ISO Module

Triple Point Technology on Wednesday announced the launch of a California ISO Module for Power XL, a next-generation trading system for electricity markets worldwide.

Top five CO2 emitting polluters among electric utilities face shareholder resolutions on global warming

A coalition of investors on Thursday launched coordinated global warming and pollution-related resolutions against the five largest CO2 emitters among U.S. electric power companies.

ENSR International issues guidance as EPA finalizes NSR rule

Thousands of U.S. companies could be affected by new rules under the Clean Air Act's New Source Review (NSR) provisions, published in the Federal Register by the US EPA on December 31, 2002.