Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$22,034,168,398
Number of Records: 
1,895
Note: 
The totals include only those entries matched to a parent company. The industry designation is the primary one for the parent's operations overall. The totals are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries 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. They are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the individual records list below.

Top 10 Parent CompaniesTotal Penalty $Number of Records
American Electric Power$4,797,463,20457
Enron$2,085,725,32714
Duke Energy$1,973,226,09774
NRG Energy$1,645,848,29586
Dominion Energy$1,287,986,83596
FirstEnergy$1,209,669,49351
PG&E Corp.$1,117,233,81256
Alliant Energy$1,027,638,82413
WEC Energy Group$1,000,028,70627
Vistra Energy$849,690,31657


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parentsort icon Primary Offense Type Year Agency Penalty Amount
Connecticut Natural Gas Iberdrola consumer protection violation 2007 CT-AG $130,000
Rochester Gas and Electric Iberdrola environmental violation 2008 NY-AG $700,000
United Illuminating Iberdrola consumer protection violation 2005 CT-AG $198,230
THE UNITED ILLUMINATING COMPANY Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2003 OSHA $8,500
CONNECTICUT NATURAL GAS CORPORATION Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $15,000
CONNECTICUT NATURAL GAS Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $7,500
THE UNITED ILLUMINATING COMPANY Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $8,800
ROCHESTER GAS & ELECTRIC CORP. Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $7,500
IBERDROLA ENERGY PROJECTS INC Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,000
NYSEG Iberdrola workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $6,820
THE UNITED ILLUMINATING COMPANY Iberdrola environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $39,900
Idaho Power Co. IDACORP employment discrimination 2004 EEOC $175,000
IDAHO POWER COMPANY IDACORP workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $11,000
INVENERGY LLC Invenergy workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $18,108
Minnkota Power Cooperative and Square Butte Electric Cooperative Minnkota Power Cooperative environmental violation 2006 EPA $100,000,000
MINNKOTA POWER COOPERATIVE Minnkota Power Cooperative environmental violation 2006 EPA (*) $850,000
KeySpan Corporation National Grid price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2010 DOJ_ANTITRUST $12,000,000
NATIONAL GRID LNG L.P. National Grid environmental violation 2009 PHMSA $41,000
NATIONAL GRID LNG L.P. National Grid environmental violation 2007 PHMSA $108,000
NATIONAL GRID LNG L.P. National Grid environmental violation 2006 PHMSA $11,600
National Grid National Grid labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $220,000
National Grid, formerly New England Gas Company National Grid labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $22,500
KEYSPAN ENERGY CORPORATION National Grid environmental violation 2007 EPA $16,750
NATIONAL GRID National Grid environmental violation 2007 EPA $12,000
National Grid National Grid consumer protection violation 2018 MA-AG $7,000,000
National Grid National Grid consumer protection violation 2016 MA-AG $1,500,000
National Grid National Grid wage and hour violation 2013 MA-AG $2,000,000
National Grid National Grid wage and hour violation 2013 MA-AG $270,000
National Grid National Grid consumer protection violation 2011 MA-AG $1,200,000
National Grid National Grid consumer protection violation 2011 MA-AG $1,000,000
National Grid National Grid consumer protection violation 2009 MA-AG $8,000,000
National Grid National Grid wage and hour violation 2013 NY-AG $4,800,000
NATIONAL GRID National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $10,000
NATIONAL GRID USA SERVICE COMPANY, INC. National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $9,000
KEYSPAN ENERGY DELIVERY National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2006 OSHA $6,000
NATIONAL GRID GENERATION LLC National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $15,000
NATIONAL GRID National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $21,750
NATIONAL GRID TRANSMISSION SERVICES National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $18,000
NATIONAL GRID PLC National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,500
NATIONAL GRID National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $9,000
NATIONAL GRID USA National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $26,520
NATIONAL GRID USA SERVICE COMPANY, INC. National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $49,442
NATIONAL GRID ELECTRIC SERVICES LLC National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2018 OSHA $24,020
NATIONAL GRID ELECTRIC SERVICES LLC National Grid workplace safety or health violation 2019 OSHA $28,415
NEW JERSEY NATURAL GAS 340252005300010 New Jersey Resources environmental violation 2013 EPA $14,000
New Jersey Natural Gas Company New Jersey Resources environmental violation 2002 EPA $7,000
New Jersey Natural Gas Company New Jersey Resources environmental violation 2015 EPA $6,035
Florida Power and Light Company (Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Unit 3) NextEra Energy nuclear safety violation 2010 NRC $70,000
Florida Power and Light (Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, Units 3 & 4) NextEra Energy nuclear safety violation 2012 NRC $140,000
Florida Power & Light Co. NextEra Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $25,000,000
Nextera Energy Inc. NextEra Energy employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $17,111
FPL Energy Maine Operating Services, Inc. NextEra Energy labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $945,000
Florida Power and Light NextEra Energy wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $700,000
NextEra Energy NextEra Energy wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $650,000
FPL - LAUDERDALE POWER PLANT NextEra Energy environmental violation 2017 EPA $13,000
FLORIDA POWER CORP BARTOW PLAN (Permit FL0000132) Cwa Penalty Ao NextEra Energy environmental violation 2006 EPA $5,200
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT (PTF) 120250000300199 NextEra Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $6,000
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT (PMR) 120850000100139 NextEra Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $8,800
FPL ENERGY WYMAN LLC NextEra Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $25,825
New Hampshire Transmission NextEra Energy consumer protection violation 2016 MULTI-AG $6,800,000
NextEra Energy Resources NextEra Energy environmental violation 2010 CA-AG $2,500,000
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY NextEra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2001 OSHA $12,750
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY NextEra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2009 OSHA $15,000
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY NextEra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2015 OSHA $14,000
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC. NextEra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $12,675
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC. NextEra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $6,500
FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY NextEra Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $5,759
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. NiSource environmental violation 2011 EPA $613,000,000
Bay State Gas Company NiSource labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $12,000
NIPSCO NiSource labor relations violation 2008 NLRB $75,000
Northern Indiana Public Service Company NiSource labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $262,616
Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) NiSource labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $7,579
Northern Indiana Public Service Company NiSource labor relations violation 2001 NLRB $50,000
NIPSCO - R.M. SCHAHFER GENERATING STATION NiSource environmental violation 2001 EPA $6,250
NIPSCO - R.M. SCHAHFER GENERATING STATION NiSource environmental violation 2002 EPA $14,000
NIPSCO - R.M. SCHAHFER GENERATING STATION NiSource environmental violation 2009 EPA $8,750
NIPSCO - R.M. SCHAHFER GENERATING STATION NiSource environmental violation 2010 EPA $15,625
Bay State Gas Company dba Columbia Gas of Massachusetts NiSource consumer protection violation 2013 MA-AG $8,900,000
Northern Indiana Public Service Co. NiSource environmental violation 2011 IN-AG (*) $13,000,000
Northern Indiana Public Service Corporation NiSource employment discrimination 2019 OFCCP $1,000,000
Bay State Gas Company, d/b/a Columbia Gas of Massachusetts NiSource environmental violation 2020 USAO $53,030,116
NIPSCO R. M. SCHAFFER GENERATING PLANT NiSource workplace safety or health violation 2011 OSHA $14,000
NIPSCO NiSource environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $3,500,000
NorthWestern Corporation and NorthWestern Services, LLC NorthWestern Corp. energy market violation 2008 FERC $450,000
Northwestern Corporation NorthWestern Corp. energy market violation 2007 FERC $1,000,000
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY, INC. NorthWestern Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $55,000
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY NorthWestern Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $20,000
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY NorthWestern Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2008 OSHA $7,000
NORTHWESTERN ENERGY NorthWestern Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2010 OSHA $37,800
Northwestern Energy NorthWestern Corp. environmental violation 2004 EPA $6,800
Louisiana Generating (NRG Energy) NRG Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $264,000,000
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG Energy data submission deficiencies 2007 CFTC $2,000,000
Mirant Americas Energy Marketing LP NRG Energy energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $12,500,000
Reliant Energy Services, Inc. NRG Energy energy market manipulation 2003 CFTC $18,000,000
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG Energy energy market violation 2007 FERC $500,000
Reliant Energy Services, Inc. NRG Energy energy market violation 2003 FERC $50,000,000
Reliant Energy NRG Energy energy market violation 2003 FERC $13,800,000
Mirant Energy Trading LLC NRG Energy fraud 2007 DOJ_CRIMINAL $11,000,000
Mirant Mid-Atlantic NRG Energy environmental violation 2006 EPA $1,250,000
RRI Energy NRG Energy energy market violation 2010 FERC $750,000
Midwest Generation, EME, LLC NRG Energy labor relations violation 2010 NLRB $16,184,587
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