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  1. NorthWestern Corp. announces new board members

    NorthWestern Corp., parent company as NorthWestern Energy announced that Tony Clark is joining the company's board of directors. Clark is a former commissioner with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ( FERC ) and former chair and commissioner of the North Dakota Public Service Commission. As previously announced, beginning January 3, 2017, he will become a senior advisor with Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP, one of the largest law firms in the U.S. dedicated primarily to the practice of communications and energy law. "We're looking forward to working with Tony," said NorthWestern's President and CEO Bob Rowe. "He has an exceptional background in the utility industry, with 15 combined years of service as a state and federal utility regulator. His experience addressing issues critical to the future of our industry will strengthen NorthWestern's ability to serve all of our stakeholders. Tony was a thoughtful, studious, balanced regulator. He understood the relationship between long-term customer value, operational excellence, infrastructure investment, solid corporate governance, and shareholder value. As a North Dakotan and former state regulator, he has a deep understanding of our remarkable part of the country." Clark recently served four years as a commissioner with FERC, concluding his service on September 30, 2016. Prior to that, he served twelve years as a Commissioner with the NDPSC, including five years as its chair and a term as the president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. Clark also has considerable experience in state government, serving as North Dakota's Commissioner of Labor and in its House of Representatives. Clark is a graduate of North Dakota State University and holds a master's degree from the University of North Dakota. He lives in Ashburn, Virginia, and is married with three children.

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    Fri, 9 Dec 2016

  2. California Gas-Fired Plant Files for Bankruptcy

    The owners of a gas-fired power plant in California filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, blaming market factors and an “inhospitable regulatory environment.”

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    Wed, 7 Dec 2016

  3. U.S. House stalling Energy Policy Modernization Act as Congressional adjournment approaches

    Efforts to enact the Energy Policy Modernization Act during the waning days of the current Congressional session seem to have been thwarted as the House of Representatives awaits the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.  

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    Thu, 8 Dec 2016

  4. FERC proposal could improve conditions for U.S. pumped-storage development

    A Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission earlier this month could help increase the role of pumped-storage within the United States.

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    Wed, 30 Nov 2016

  1. Port Arthur LNG files FERC application for Texas export facility

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    Thu, 1 Dec 2016

  2. Missouri River Energy seeks permit for 1,200-MW pumped storage hydro project

    The Missouri Basin Municipal Power Agency, doing business as Missouri River Energy Services, applied Dec. 1 to the  Federal Energy Regulatory Commission  for a preliminary permit, good for up to three years of feasibility work on the 1,200-MW Gregory County Pump Storage Project in South Dakota.

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  3. DOE authorizes Magnolia LNG exports to non-FTA countries

    The US Department of Energy has approved Magnolia LNG LLC’s application to export LNG to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the US, DOE’s Fossil Energy Office said in a Dec. 6 Federal Register notice.

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    Tue, 6 Dec 2016

  4. 725-MW CPV Maryland Project to Go Commercial by Feb. 1, 2017

    The company said this facility, called the CPV St. Charles Energy Center, is expected to commence commercial operations on or before Feb. 1, 2017.

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  5. Maryland combined cycle gas plant to go commercial in February 2016

    The company said this facility, called the CPV St. Charles Energy Center, is expected to commence commercial operations on or before Feb. 1, 2017

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  6. Hydroelectric Power: Alcoa tops $210M in revenues for power sales from NC dams

    Alcoa Inc. has generated more than $210 million in revenues by closing a North Carolina factory that once employed 1,000 workers and selling the hydroelectric power that once powered the factory's production.

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    Thu, 1 Dec 2016

  7. Technology update: Iowa company moves toward installation of in-line turbine-generator

    Final testing of the ATS-63 hydroelectric variable speed low-head in-line unit is scheduled to begin in January 2017. When completed, a 600-kW unit is scheduled to be installed in the spring or summer at Brainerd Dam on the Mississippi River in Minnesota.  

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    Tue, 29 Nov 2016

  8. Interstate Power and Light to secure 99 MW wind farm in Iowa

    IPL, a regulated utility, and HEG, an independent power producer, are both subsidiaries of Alliant Energy

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    Wed, 30 Nov 2016

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