Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$16,070,085,556
Number of Records: 
1,825
Note: 
The total includes only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The penalty dollar total above is adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
American Electric Power$4,792,877,82753
Duke Energy$1,714,118,09767
Dominion Energy$1,266,644,12487
FirstEnergy$1,209,681,13350
Alliant Energy$1,019,517,38711
WEC Energy Group$981,708,70621
East Kentucky Power Cooperative$693,338,58214
NiSource$613,488,32013
Vistra Energy$568,119,84854
Evergy Inc.$531,016,37613


Individual Penalty Records:

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American Electric Power American Electric Power environmental violation 2007 EPA $4,675,000,000
Cinergy Corporation Duke Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $1,430,000,000
Virginia Electric Power Co. Dominion Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA $1,219,200,000
Ohio Edison Company FirstEnergy environmental violation 2005 EPA $1,133,500,000
Wisconsin Power and Light Company Alliant Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,010,950,000
East Kentucky Power Cooperative East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2007 EPA $650,750,000
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2003 EPA $623,200,000
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. NiSource environmental violation 2011 EPA $613,000,000
Dynegy Midwest Generation Vistra Energy environmental violation 2005 EPA $524,000,000
Westar Energy Evergy Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA $509,000,000
Enron Power Marketing Inc. Enron energy market manipulation 2006 FERC $400,000,000
PSEG Fossil LLC Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2002 EPA $344,400,000
Wisconsin Public Service Corporation WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2013 EPA $307,200,000
Louisiana Generating (NRG Energy) NRG Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $264,000,000
Alabama Power Company Southern Company environmental violation 2006 EPA $200,000,000
Dairyland Power Cooperative Dairyland Power Cooperative environmental violation 2012 EPA $155,950,000
Kentucky Utilities PPL Corp. environmental violation 2009 EPA $136,400,000
Duke Energy Corporation Duke Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $102,000,000
Minnkota Power Cooperative and Square Butte Electric Cooperative Minnkota Power Cooperative environmental violation 2006 EPA $100,000,000
Duke Energy Duke Energy environmental violation 2009 EPA $93,000,000
GDF SUEZ Energy Marketing NA, Inc. Engie energy market violation 2017 FERC $81,800,000
Kentucky Utilities Company PPL Corp. environmental violation 2013 EPA $57,300,000
ABB Middle East & Africa Participations AG ABB Ltd. price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2001 DOJ_ANTITRUST $53,000,000
Reliant Energy Services, Inc. NRG Energy energy market violation 2003 FERC $50,000,000
WEC Energy Group WEC Energy Group benefit plan administrator violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $45,000,000
Golden Valley Electric Association Golden Valley Electric Association environmental violation 2012 EPA $40,365,000
PSEG Energy Resources & Trade, LLC Public Service Enterprise energy market violation 2018 FERC $39,400,000
ABB Ltd. ABB Ltd. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 SEC $39,300,000
Enron Corp. Enron energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $35,000,000
Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company, Inc. CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA $33,100,000
EAST KENTUCKY POWER COOPERATIVE East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2013 EPA $30,684,571
American Electric Power Company, Inc. and AEP Energy Services, Inc. American Electric Power data submission deficiencies 2005 CFTC $30,000,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power data submission deficiencies 2005 DOJ_CRIMINAL $30,000,000
Duke Energy Retirement Cash Balance Plan Duke Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Duke Energy Trading and Marketing, L.L.C. Duke Energy energy market manipulation 2003 CFTC $28,000,000
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company FirstEnergy nuclear safety violation 2006 NRC $28,000,000
CMS Energy Corp. CMS Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
First Energy/Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company FirstEnergy labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $27,382,600
Florida Power & Light Co. NextEra Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $25,000,000
ILLINOIS POWER COMPANY Ameren environmental violation 2005 EPA $24,000,000
American Electric Power Co. American Electric Power energy market violation 2005 FERC $21,000,000
American Electric Power Company Inc. American Electric Power energy market violation 2005 FERC $21,000,000
Virginia Electric Power Co. Dominion Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA (*) $19,200,000
ABB Ltd. ABB Ltd. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2010 DOJ_CRIMINAL $19,000,000
Reliant Energy Services, Inc. NRG Energy energy market manipulation 2003 CFTC $18,000,000
Dynegy, Inc. Vistra Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $17,900,000
PG&E PG&E Corp. wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $17,250,000
Tampa Electric Company Emera environmental violation 2000 EPA $16,500,000
Midwest Generation, EME, LLC NRG Energy labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $16,184,587
e prime, Inc. Xcel Energy energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $16,000,000
American Municipal Power American Municipal Power environmental violation 2010 EPA $15,850,000
El Paso Electric Corporation El Paso Electric energy market violation 2003 FERC $15,500,000
AmerenUE Ameren energy market violation 2006 FERC $15,000,000
Southern Company Southern Company benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $13,838,137
Reliant Energy NRG Energy energy market violation 2003 FERC $13,800,000
PSE&G FOSSIL LLC Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2007 EPA $13,400,000
Dominion Energy Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $13,200,000
Edison International Edison International benefit plan administrator violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $13,161,491
Mirant Americas Energy Marketing LP NRG Energy energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $12,500,000
KeySpan Corporation National Grid price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2010 DOJ_ANTITRUST $12,000,000
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy energy market violation 2011 FERC $12,000,000
East Kentucky Power Cooperative East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2007 EPA $11,400,000
Enron Enron energy market violation 2003 FERC $11,000,000
Mirant Energy Trading LLC NRG Energy fraud 2007 DOJ_CRIMINAL $11,000,000
SCANA Corporation Dominion Energy energy market violation 2007 FERC $10,800,000
Aquila, Inc. Evergy Inc. benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $10,500,000
Consumers Energy CMS Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $10,250,000
Nicor, Inc. Southern Company accounting fraud or deficiencies 2007 SEC $10,000,000
Dynegy, Inc. Vistra Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $9,975,000
Mirant Corp. NRG Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $9,700,000
Westar Energy Evergy Inc. benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $9,250,000
FIRST ENERGY CORP FirstEnergy environmental violation 2010 EPA $8,500,000
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC & POWER COMPANY Dominion Energy environmental violation 2016 EPA $8,300,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER American Electric Power environmental violation 2013 EPA $8,025,000
OHIO EDISON CO, ET. AL. FirstEnergy environmental violation 2005 EPA (*) $8,005,000
Xcel Energy, Inc. Xcel Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2005 private lawsuit-federal $8,000,000
TXU Corp. Vistra Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $7,250,000
Interstate Power and Light, a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Alliant Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $7,100,000
Constellation NewEnergy Gas Division, LLC Exelon energy market violation 2008 FERC $6,899,416
BERKSHIRE POWER LLC Tenaska environmental violation 2016 EPA $6,892,563
DAYTON POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY AES Corp. labor relations violation 2000 NLRB $6,800,000
Progress Energy Inc. Duke Energy energy market violation 2005 FERC $6,400,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER CO (NATIONAL CASE) American Electric Power environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $6,225,000
Public Service Company of Oklahoma American Electric Power labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $6,029,281
Exelon Mystic LLC Exelon environmental violation 2004 EPA $6,000,000
Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. Hoosier Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $5,950,000
ABB Ltd ABB Ltd. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 2004 SEC $5,900,000
Minnesota Power Allete environmental violation 2014 EPA $5,600,000
Ormat Technologies Inc. et al. Ormat Technologies False Claims Act 2016 USAO $5,500,000
Pacific Gas And Electric Company PG&E Corp. wage and hour violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $5,500,000
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company FirstEnergy nuclear safety violation 2005 NRC $5,450,000
Duke Energy Duke Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $5,375,000
CALPINE-DEEPWATER ENERGY CTR (CONNECTIV) Exelon environmental violation 2008 EPA $5,300,000
Baltimore Gas & Electric Exelon employment discrimination 2005 private lawsuit-federal $5,165,000
Dynegy Marketing & Trade (Dynegy) and West Coast Power LLC Vistra Energy energy market manipulation 2002 CFTC $5,000,000
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NEW YORK, INC Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2010 EPA $5,000,000
National Grid National Grid wage and hour violation 2013 NY-AGO $4,800,000
Calpine Energy Services, L.P. Calpine energy market violation 2007 FERC $4,500,000
Dominion Resources, Inc. Dominion Energy data submission deficiencies 2006 CFTC $4,250,000
PSEG Fossil LLC Public Service Enterprise environmental violation 2006 EPA $4,250,000
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