AEP CEO Calls for More Stringent Reliability Measures

American Electric Power CEO Nick Akins called for stepped-up reliability measures following a winter storm that ravaged the Texas grid. | AEP

Exelon will separate its regulated transmission and distribution utilities from its merchant power generation business. | Exelon

Electricity industry experts wrestled with the question of how the Midwest grid can fully decarbonize while facing increasingly common extreme weather events. | NextEra

Stakeholders voted to delay the endorsement of PJM’s proposal to develop rules for how storage should be considered in the RTEP process. | PJM

The developer of a proposed offshore wind project in New Jersey has signed an agreement to employ union workers for construction and operation. | Ørsted

FERC approved PJM’s proposal to provide more transparency in its process for designating immediate-need transmission projects. | © RTO Insider

FERC rejected PPL's argument that a customer group's complaint over its return on equity was incomplete because of an amendment to Opinion 569. | Jakec, via Wikimedia

FirstEnergy updated investors on the ongoing investigation into House Bill 6 and disclosed investor Carl Icahn is looking to acquire a stake in the company. | FirstEnergy

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