Delaware’s Public Advocate today issued a letter to the White House asking the Trump administration to deny a request for emergency bailouts for aging coal and nuclear power plants owned by a large regional energy supplier.
As currently funded, $278 million project would unfairly burden electric ratepayers on Delmarva WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware Governor John Carney and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday sent a letter to members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, urging commissioners to expedite their review of the $278 million Artificial Island transmission line project and consider a […]
Governor Carney and Governor Hogan React to PJM’s Alternative Financing Methods for Artificial Island Project
Governors thanked PJM and urged FERC to consider cost allocation that will not unfairly burden Delmarva ratepayers WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware Governor John Carney and Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on Friday thanked PJM’s Board of Managers for presenting alternatives to financing the $279 million Artificial Island transmission line project, and urged the Federal Energy […]
FERC Agrees with Governor Markell: Artificial Island Cost Allocation to Delaware Not “Just and Reasonable”
In a ruling favoring Delaware residents and businesses, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded that power grid manager PJM’s plans to impose on Delaware residents the cost of constructing a more than $100 million transmission line from the nuclear facilities at Artificial Island across the Delaware River “have not been shown to be just and reasonable, and may be unjust, unreasonable, or unduly discriminatory or preferential.”