Violation Tracker Industry Summary Page

Industry: 
utilities and power generation
Penalty Total since 2000: 
$16,084,581,088
Number of Records: 
1,831
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$1,280,644,12488
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.$531,046,90815


Individual Penalty Records:

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Company Parent Primary Offense Typesort icon Year Agency Penalty Amount
Broadwind Energy Broadwind Energy accounting fraud or deficiencies 2015 SEC $1,000,000
Nicor, Inc. Southern Company accounting fraud or deficiencies 2007 SEC $10,000,000
Dynegy Inc. Vistra Energy accounting fraud or deficiencies 2002 SEC $3,000,000
GE POWER ELECTRONICS ABB Ltd. aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $20,000
US WATER SERVICES Allete aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $35,000
REC Silicon Inc REC Silicon benefit plan administrator violation 2009 EBSA $10,001
ENRON CORP. Enron benefit plan administrator violation 2008 EBSA $10,001
REC SILICON, INC. REC Silicon benefit plan administrator violation 2008 EBSA $50,001
AMERICAN WATER SERVICES OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE American Water Works benefit plan administrator violation 2007 EBSA $50,001
ENRON CORP. Enron benefit plan administrator violation 2006 EBSA $10,001
Duke Energy Retirement Cash Balance Plan Duke Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2011 private lawsuit-federal $30,000,000
Aquila, Inc. Evergy Inc. benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $10,500,000
Southern Company Southern Company benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $15,000,000
Xcel Energy, Inc. Xcel Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2005 private lawsuit-federal $8,000,000
Calpine Corporation Calpine benefit plan administrator violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $4,200,000
CMS Energy Corp. CMS Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $28,000,000
Allegheny Energy, Inc. FirstEnergy benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $4,000,000
Dynegy, Inc. Vistra Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $9,975,000
Dynegy, Inc. Vistra Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $17,900,000
Mirant Corp. NRG Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $9,700,000
Edison International Edison International benefit plan administrator violation 2018 private lawsuit-federal $13,161,491
TXU Corp. Vistra Energy benefit plan administrator violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $7,250,000
Westar Energy Evergy Inc. benefit plan administrator violation 2006 private lawsuit-federal $9,250,000
WEC Energy Group WEC Energy Group benefit plan administrator violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $45,000,000
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG Energy data submission deficiencies 2007 CFTC $2,000,000
Dominion Resources, Inc. Dominion Energy data submission deficiencies 2006 CFTC $4,250,000
American Electric Power Company, Inc. and AEP Energy Services, Inc. American Electric Power data submission deficiencies 2005 CFTC $30,000,000
Cinergy Marketing & Trading, LP Duke Energy data submission deficiencies 2004 CFTC $3,000,000
Entergy Koch Trading, L.P. Entergy data submission deficiencies 2004 CFTC $3,000,000
American Electric Power American Electric Power data submission deficiencies 2005 DOJ_CRIMINAL $30,000,000
Baldor Electric Co. ABB Ltd. employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $2,000,000
Georgia Power Company Southern Company employment discrimination 2012 EEOC $49,500
Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. Hawaiian Electric Industries employment discrimination 2012 EEOC $50,000
Luminant Mining Company Vistra Energy employment discrimination 2013 EEOC $150,000
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Consolidated Edison employment discrimination 2015 EEOC $3,800,000
Georgia Power Co. Southern Company employment discrimination 2016 EEOC $1,586,500
Entergy Entergy employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $12,669
Nextera Energy Inc. NextEra Energy employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $17,111
Conectiv, et al. Calpine employment discrimination 2008 EEOC $1,650,000
Commonwealth Edison Company Exelon employment discrimination 2000 EEOC $2,500,000
PPL Electric Utilities Corporation PPL Corp. employment discrimination 2018 OFCCP $185,304
Thomas & Betts ABB Ltd. employment discrimination 2003 private lawsuit-federal $698,610
Illinois Power Ameren employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $559,000
Consumers Energy CMS Energy employment discrimination 2011 private lawsuit-federal $1,023,385
Consolidated Edison Consolidated Edison employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $13,838,137
Baltimore Gas & Electric Exelon employment discrimination 2005 private lawsuit-federal $5,165,000
Rochester Gas & Electric Co. Iberdrola employment discrimination 2008 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
Pepco Holdings, Inc. Exelon employment screening violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $99,000
ABB, Inc. ABB Ltd. energy conservation violation 2017 DOEOGC $37,040
Nicor Inc. Southern Company energy conservation violation 2014 DOEOGC $6,000
Arizona Public Service Company Pinnacle West Capital energy market manipulation 2014 FERC $3,250,000
Mirant Americas Energy Marketing LP NRG Energy energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $12,500,000
Enron Corp. Enron energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $35,000,000
e prime, Inc. Xcel Energy energy market manipulation 2004 CFTC $16,000,000
Reliant Energy Services, Inc. NRG Energy energy market manipulation 2003 CFTC $18,000,000
Duke Energy Trading and Marketing, L.L.C. Duke Energy energy market manipulation 2003 CFTC $28,000,000
Dynegy Marketing & Trade (Dynegy) and West Coast Power LLC Vistra Energy energy market manipulation 2002 CFTC $5,000,000
Avista Energy Avista energy market manipulation 2001 CFTC $2,100,000
Enron Power Marketing Inc. Enron energy market manipulation 2006 FERC $400,000,000
Duke Energy Duke Energy energy market manipulation 2003 FERC $2,500,000
Southern California Edison Company Edison International energy market manipulation 2014 FERC $650,000
Berkshire Power Company LLC and Power Plant Management Services LLC Tenaska energy market manipulation 2016 FERC $3,042,563
Florida Power & Light Co. NextEra Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $25,000,000
Southern Company Services, Inc. Southern Company energy market violation 2009 FERC $350,000
ProLiance Energy, LLC CenterPoint Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $3,195,959
Louisville Gas and Electric Co. PPL Corp. energy market violation 2009 FERC $350,000
Puget Sound Energy Puget Sound Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $800,000
Sempra Energy Trading LLC Sempra Energy energy market violation 2008 FERC $407,959
NorthWestern Corporation and NorthWestern Services, LLC NorthWestern Corp. energy market violation 2008 FERC $450,000
Integrys Energy Services, Inc. Exelon energy market violation 2008 FERC $994,506
Otter Tail Power Company Otter Tail Corp. energy market violation 2008 FERC $546,832
Constellation NewEnergy Gas Division, LLC Exelon energy market violation 2008 FERC $6,899,416
Entergy New Orleans, Inc Entergy energy market violation 2008 FERC $400,000
Calpine Energy Services, L.P. Calpine energy market violation 2007 FERC $4,500,000
Entergy Services, Inc. Entergy energy market violation 2007 FERC $3,000,000
Northwestern Corporation NorthWestern Corp. energy market violation 2007 FERC $1,000,000
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG Energy energy market violation 2007 FERC $500,000
SCANA Corporation Dominion Energy energy market violation 2007 FERC $10,800,000
AmerenUE Ameren energy market violation 2006 FERC $15,000,000
Progress Energy Inc. Duke Energy energy market violation 2005 FERC $6,400,000
American Electric Power Co. American Electric Power energy market violation 2005 FERC $21,000,000
Reliant Energy Services, Inc. NRG Energy energy market violation 2003 FERC $50,000,000
El Paso Electric Corporation El Paso Electric energy market violation 2003 FERC $15,500,000
Enron Enron energy market violation 2003 FERC $11,000,000
Reliant Energy NRG Energy energy market violation 2003 FERC $13,800,000
Portland General Electric Co. Portland General Electric energy market violation 2010 FERC $375,000
RRI Energy NRG Energy energy market violation 2010 FERC $750,000
South Jersey Gas Co. and South Jersey Resources Group, LLC South Jersey Industries energy market violation 2010 FERC $1,070,551
Black Hills Power, Inc. Black Hills energy market violation 2011 FERC $200,000
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC Duke Energy energy market violation 2011 FERC $425,000
Atmos Energy Atmos Energy energy market violation 2011 FERC $12,000,000
Xcel Energy Inc. Xcel Energy energy market violation 2012 FERC $2,000,000
EnerNOC Inc. and Celerity Energy Partners LLC Enel energy market violation 2012 FERC $1,476,806
Progress Energy Florida, Inc., Duke Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $80,000
Westar Energy, Inc. Evergy Inc. energy market violation 2013 FERC $1,573,836
Entergy Services, Inc. Entergy energy market violation 2013 FERC $975,000
DTE Gas Company DTE Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $15,000
Washington 10 Storage Corporation DTE Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $3,233,227
Indianapolis Power & Light Compan AES Corp. energy market violation 2014 FERC $333,500
American Electric Power Company Inc. American Electric Power energy market violation 2005 FERC $21,000,000
GDF SUEZ Energy Marketing NA, Inc. Engie energy market violation 2017 FERC $81,800,000
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