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Jun 02, 2014, 13:03 ET

EPA's Clean Power Rule Must Ensure Electricity Remains Affordable and Reliable, says American Public Power Association

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled its much-awaited proposed rule to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by existing...

May 19, 2014, 14:37 ET

Electricity Markets Not Ready to Fight Climate Change

As the climate change debate rages on, the role of the electricity markets is often forgotten. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced more...

Apr 10, 2014, 15:48 ET

Keeping the Lights On: Electric Grid Safety Hinges on Partnership and Information Sharing

Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue...

Jun 01, 2009, 12:50 ET

New Study Finds Generators in Deregulated Markets Continue to Profit at Consumer Expense

Largest Power Sellers in PJM Interconnection Earned Three Times as much as Regulated Utilities Owners of unregulated power generation in the...

May 18, 2009, 13:10 ET

APPA, Consumer Groups Decry Climate Bill Provision to Allocate Allowances to Merchant Generators

In a letter sent today to U.S. House Energy and Commerce Chairman Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and House Energy and Environment Subcommittee...

Feb 20, 2009, 10:52 ET

APPA Releases Competitive Market Plan For Reform of RTO-Run Wholesale Electricity Markets

Proposal Would Remedy Most Problematic Aspects of RTO Markets, Produce Structure That Benefits Both Consumers and Suppliers The American Public...

Jul 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

National Public Power Association Names 2008-2009 Officers

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Maude Grantham-Richards, electric utility director for Farmington, N.M., Electric Utility System,...

Feb 27, 2008, 00:00 ET

APPA Calls for Electricity Market Reforms to Address Growing Crisis

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Restructured wholesale electricity markets in some of the most populous states are driving up...

Jun 13, 2001, 01:00 ET

Restrictive Regulations Adding to Nation's Power Woes, Public Power Associations Tell Congress

WASHINGTON, June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Public power system officials today urged swift passage of H.R. 1459, the Electric Power Industry Tax...

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