Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$21,891,854,765
Number of Records: 
1,854
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$4,797,360,09456
Enron$2,085,725,32714
Duke Energy$1,973,192,89771
NRG Energy$1,645,842,29585
Dominion Energy$1,286,573,34194
FirstEnergy$1,209,669,49351
PG&E Corp.$1,033,111,71251
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 Parent Primary Offense Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
Blue Mountain Energy Inc Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $5,503
Luminant Mining Company LLC Vistra Energy workplace safety or health violation 2015 MSHA $5,000
Blue Mountain Energy Inc Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative workplace safety or health violation 2016 MSHA $12,870
Blue Mountain Energy Inc Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative workplace safety or health violation 2018 MSHA $9,173
ABB, Inc. ABB Ltd. wage and hour violation 2016 WHD $10,349
American Electric Power Service Corporation American Electric Power wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $396,096
American Electric Power Service Corporation American Electric Power wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $96,227
FirstEnergy Corp. FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $634,742
Southern Company Southern Company wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $459,104
FirstEnergy Corp. FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $79,164
Advanced Waste Services of Pennsylvania, LLC Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $10,057
Advanced Waste Services, Inc Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $11,111
Questar Energy Services, Inc Dominion Energy wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $10,833
Covanta Energy Corporation Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $322,544
Reliance Electric, Inc. ABB Ltd. wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $209,007
Bloom Energy Corporation Bloom Energy wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $70,005
FirstEnergy Corp. FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $11,999
Jersey Central Power & Light FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2011 WHD $182,640
Energy Systems Group LLC CenterPoint Energy wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $14,616
Shenango Incorporated DTE Energy wage and hour violation 2010 WHD $15,570
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. OGE Energy wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $15,947
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. OGE Energy wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $5,878
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. OGE Energy wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $5,538
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. OGE Energy wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $5,511
Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. OGE Energy wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $5,118
Pacific Gas and Electric Company PG&E Corp. wage and hour violation 2008 WHD $77,748
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc Hawaiian Electric Industries wage and hour violation 2007 WHD $51,788
Entergy Services, Inc. Entergy wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $28,013
Baldor Electric Company, Inc. ABB Ltd. wage and hour violation 2006 WHD $14,809
Exelon Nuclear Group/AmerGen Exelon wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $21,879
Alliant Energy Corporate Services, Inc. Alliant Energy wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $21,387
Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Xcel Energy wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $155,689
Grove Energy Chesapeake Utilities wage and hour violation 2004 PA-DLI $10,815
Conectiv Services Calpine wage and hour violation 2000 PA-DLI $18,960
Southern California Edison Edison International wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-state $1,750,000
Exelon Generation Company Exelon wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $950,000
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
PG&E PG&E Corp. wage and hour violation 2009 private lawsuit-state $17,250,000
Pacific Gas And Electric Company PG&E Corp. wage and hour violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $5,500,000
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group wage and hour violation 2019 private lawsuit-federal $4,236,231
Consumers Energy Company CMS Energy wage and hour violation 2019 WHD $14,656
Dominion Energy, Inc. Dominion Energy wage and hour violation 2019 private lawsuit-federal $3,800,000
Eversource Energy Service Co. EverSource Energy wage and hour violation 2019 MA-AG $250,000
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 wage and hour violation 2013 NY-AG $4,800,000
Centerpoint Energy CenterPoint Energy telecommunications violation 2014 FCC $10,000
Enron Corp. Enron tax violations 2005 TX-AG $8,300,000
GDF Suez Energy Marketing NA, Inc. Engie tax violations 2012 CT-AG $8,730
U.S. Water Services, Inc. Allete tax violations 2015 CT-AG $6,570
San Diego Gas & Electric Company Sempra Energy securities issuance or trading violation 2010 CFTC $80,000
Sempra Energy Trading LLC Sempra Energy securities issuance or trading violation 2008 CFTC $175,000
Calpine Energy Services, L.P. Calpine securities issuance or trading violation 2004 CFTC $1,500,000
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Alliant Energy railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $6,500
Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway Alliant Energy railroad safety violation 2014 FRA $8,000
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. Dominion Energy railroad safety violation 2010 FRA $8,450
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. Dominion Energy railroad safety violation 2013 FRA $5,000
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. Dominion Energy railroad safety violation 2014 FRA $7,500
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,625
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $6,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $6,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $5,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2012 FRA $10,000
Progress Energy-Carolina, Incorporated Duke Energy railroad safety violation 2011 FRA $8,700
Waskom Gas Processing Company CenterPoint Energy railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $7,300
Waskom Gas Processing Company CenterPoint Energy railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $5,100
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2015 FRA $5,000
AMERIGAS UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $5,250
AMERIGAS UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2009 FRA $6,100
AmeriGas Propane L.P. UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2016 FRA $5,150
AmeriGas Propane LP UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2004 FRA $8,000
Dynegy Midstream Services Vistra Energy railroad safety violation 2003 FRA $5,500
Dynegy Petroleum Corp. Vistra Energy railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $5,500
Dynegy Petroleum Corp. Vistra Energy railroad safety violation 2008 FRA $8,250
Enron Clean Fuels Company Enron railroad safety violation 2000 FRA $7,000
Enron Clean Fuels Company Enron railroad safety violation 2005 FRA $7,500
Washington Gas and Light Company AltaGas railroad safety violation 2001 FRA $5,000
GREEN PLAINS RENEWABLE ENERGY Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $5,000
DOMINION TRANSMISSION, INC. Dominion Energy railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $8,000
AmeriGas Propane L.P. UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $7,000
AmeriGas Propane L.P. UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $16,000
AmeriGas Propane L.P. UGI Corp. railroad safety violation 2017 FRA $5,000
Green Plains, Inc. Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $7,000
Green Plains, Inc. Green Plains Inc. railroad safety violation 2018 FRA $7,000
Exelon Corporation Exelon price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2012 DOJ_ANTITRUST $400,000
KeySpan Corporation National Grid price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2010 DOJ_ANTITRUST $12,000,000
ABB Middle East & Africa Participations AG ABB Ltd. price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2001 DOJ_ANTITRUST $53,000,000
Duke Energy Corporation Duke Energy premerger notification violation 2017 DOJ_ANTITRUST $600,000
EASTERN SHORE NATURAL GAS CO Chesapeake Utilities pipeline safety violation 2018 PHMSA $37,300
DUKE ENERGY KENTUCKY - LIQUID Duke Energy pipeline safety violation 2019 PHMSA $55,700
Florida Power and Light Company (Turkey Point Nuclear Plant Unit 3) NextEra Energy nuclear safety violation 2010 NRC $70,000
Entergy Operations, Inc. (River Bend Station) Entergy nuclear safety violation 2012 NRC $140,000
Florida Power and Light (Turkey Point Nuclear Plant, Units 3 & 4) NextEra Energy nuclear safety violation 2012 NRC $140,000
Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc. Dominion Energy nuclear safety violation 2013 NRC $70,000
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Entergy nuclear safety violation 2014 NRC $70,000
Dominion Energy Kewaunee, Inc Dominion Energy nuclear safety violation 2015 NRC $17,500
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Entergy nuclear safety violation 2015 NRC $70,000
FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company FirstEnergy nuclear safety violation 2006 NRC $28,000,000
Exelon Generation Company, LLC Exelon nuclear safety violation 2009 NRC $65,000
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Entergy nuclear safety violation 2008 NRC $650,000
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