Tesla Inc. on Feb. 28 requested rehearing of the New York Public Service Commission’s order approving an incentive program for electric vehicle charging stations, finding that the agency’s definition of “publicly accessible” stations disqualifies Tesla’s charging technology without any rational basis. The commission, in its Feb. 7 order adopting an annual declining per-plug incentive program,…Details
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Feb. 25 ended its investigation into allegations that Footprint Power LLC made false and misleading power supply commitments in the summer of 2013 for its natural gas-fired Salem Harbor Power Plant in Salem, Massachusetts. The move follows the Office of Enforcement’s recommendation that the commission vacate its order to…...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Feb. 26 that it will not revise the existing standard for sulfur dioxide, a harmful pollutant emitted from coal-fired power plants and industrial sources, citing scientific evidence that found the current limits sufficient to protect public health. The existing standard, established in 2010 under the Obama administration, is 75…Details
The Kansas Corporation Commission on Feb. 25 directed Kansas Gas Service, a division of ONE Gas Inc., to refund about $17.9 million to its customers, rejecting the company’s request to retain the savings accrued from the federal tax cut law to offset its cost of service. Residential customers will receive a one-time bill credit to…Details