Using Powder River Basin coal from Wyoming for decades, the power plants have been a source of power in Louisiana under varying ownership, lately Cleco, and NRG, and Northern States Power Company before that.
After a 13 year process, the Louisiana Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to approve a Final Rule with a Third-Party Administrator (TPA) model to administer robust statewide energy efficiency programs.
The Chair and Vice Chair positions will lead the LPSC meetings and represent the LPSC for 2024, while the Representatives for OMS, ERSC, and SPP will represent the LPSC in those respective policy tables. When it comes to OMS, ERSC and SPP we’ll need a Commissioner that understands the value of transmission.
By Jessica Hendricks, AAE's State Policy Director
Turns out, Louisiana’s electric utility grid needs to step it up to address resilience and reliability, yet untangling the two has become a bit messy.