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Energy Department, G&Ts Study Grid

By Cathy Cash | ECT Staff Writer Published: May 22nd, 2015

Two generation and transmission cooperatives will participate in a Department of Energy partnership to improve how U.S. energy infrastructure stands up against extreme weather and impacts from climate change. Great River Energy and Hoosier Energy were invited to join 15 other electric utilities, including investor-owned, municipal and federal-owned, in the Partnership for Energy Sector Climate... Read more

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Legislation

House Backs Bird Protection Plan

Published: May 22nd, 2015

The House of Representatives pushed back on the Endangered Species Act listing of the lesser prairie chicken and voted May 15 to sustain voluntary conservation efforts that electric cooperatives helped to develop in the bird’s five-state... Read more

Business & Finance

Weekly Fuel Price Watch

Published: May 22nd, 2015

Here is the weekly update for key fuel prices that affect rural electric co-ops. In some cases, these represent averages across the country or in particular regions, and might differ from local market prices. Read more

Top Story, Transmission & Distribution

Energy Department, G&Ts Study Grid

Published: May 22nd, 2015

Two generation and transmission cooperatives will participate in a Department of Energy partnership to improve how U.S. energy infrastructure stands up against extreme weather and impacts from climate change. Great River Energy and Hoosier Energy were... Read more

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Weekly Digest for May 22

Published: May 22nd, 2015

The Weekly Digest contains brief summaries of some of the most important stories recently posted on ECT.coop. Click on the issue date on the Weekly Digest page to open a PDF that is suitable for printing and distribution. Read more

Environmental Regulation

Co-ops Gain Hill Insight on EPA Rule

Published: May 20th, 2015

A key Senate staffer said Congress shares electric cooperatives’ concerns about the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, while a leading utility lawyer offered advice for challenging the rule at the 2015 NRECA Legislative Conference. EPA’s... Read more

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