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 Type Year Agency Penalty Amountsort icon
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
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group wage and hour violation 2019 private lawsuit-federal $4,236,231
Calpine Corporation Calpine benefit plan administrator violation 2008 private lawsuit-federal $4,200,000
Allegheny Energy, Inc. FirstEnergy benefit plan administrator violation 2007 private lawsuit-federal $4,000,000
Arizona Public Service Company Pinnacle West Capital environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,800,000
Public Service Company of New Mexico PNM Resources environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,800,000
El Paso Electric El Paso Electric environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,800,000
Tucson Electric Power Fortis environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,800,000
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. Consolidated Edison employment discrimination 2015 EEOC $3,800,000
Questar Gas Management Company Dominion Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $3,650,000
Southern California Edison Edison International environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,500,000
Berkshire Power Company, LLC Tenaska environmental violation 2017 EPA $3,500,000
Berkshire Power Co. Tenaska environmental violation 2016 USAO $3,500,000
Duke Energy Corporation Duke Energy energy market violation 2018 FERC $3,500,000
TAMPA ELECTRIC COMPANY - GANNON PLANT & BIG BEND PLANT Emera environmental violation 2001 EPA (*) $3,500,000
NIPSCO NiSource environmental violation 2011 EPA (*) $3,500,000
Louisiana Generating NRG Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $3,500,000
Arizona Public Service Company Pinnacle West Capital energy market manipulation 2014 FERC $3,250,000
Washington 10 Storage Corporation DTE Energy energy market violation 2013 FERC $3,233,227
POTOMAC ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY (PEPCO) Exelon environmental violation 2017 EPA $3,205,429
Wisconsin Electric Power Company WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $3,200,000
ProLiance Energy, LLC CenterPoint Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $3,195,959
Berkshire Power Company LLC and Power Plant Management Services LLC Tenaska energy market manipulation 2016 FERC $3,042,563
Duke Energy Duke Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $3,000,000
Washakie Renewable Energy LLC Washakie Renewable Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $3,000,000
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
Entergy Services, Inc. Entergy energy market violation 2007 FERC $3,000,000
Potomac Electric Power Company (PEPCO) Exelon environmental violation 2002 NOAA $3,000,000
Dynegy Inc. Vistra Energy accounting fraud or deficiencies 2002 SEC $3,000,000
Pacific Gas and Electric PG&E Corp. environmental violation 2017 USAO $3,000,000
WESTAR ENERGY, INC Evergy Inc. environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $3,000,000
Washakie Renewable Energy, LLC Washakie Renewable Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $3,000,000
CONSUMERS POWER CO CMS Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $2,750,000
Washington Gas Energy Systems AltaGas fraud 2014 DOJ_ANTITRUST $2,500,000
Duke Energy Duke Energy energy market manipulation 2003 FERC $2,500,000
Commonwealth Edison Company Exelon employment discrimination 2000 EEOC $2,500,000
WISCONSIN POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY Alliant Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $2,450,000
Dominion Oklahoma Texas Exploration & Production Inc. Dominion Energy False Claims Act 2010 DOJ_CIVIL $2,219,974
Avista Energy Avista energy market manipulation 2001 CFTC $2,100,000
SHENANGO, INCORPORATED DTE Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $2,100,000
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG Energy data submission deficiencies 2007 CFTC $2,000,000
Xcel Energy Inc. Xcel Energy energy market violation 2012 FERC $2,000,000
Baldor Electric Co. ABB Ltd. employment discrimination 2012 OFCCP $2,000,000
Rochester Gas & Electric Co. Iberdrola employment discrimination 2008 private lawsuit-federal $2,000,000
DOMINION ENERGY, INC. Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA (*) $2,000,000
GenOn MD Ash Management NRG Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,900,000
Shenango Inc. DTE Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $1,750,000
Southern California Edison Edison International wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-state $1,750,000
SHENANGO INCORPORATED (CAA/CWA) DTE Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA (*) $1,750,000
DUKE ENERGY INDIANA, LLC - GALLAGHER GENERATING STATION Duke Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $1,750,000
KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY PPL Corp. environmental violation 2005 EPA $1,728,569
Duke Energy Carolinas LLC Duke Energy environmental violation 2016 USAO $1,700,000
Conectiv, et al. Calpine employment discrimination 2008 EEOC $1,650,000
Alabama Power Southern Company environmental violation 2015 EPA $1,600,000
Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) Exelon environmental violation 2017 EPA $1,600,000
Georgia Power Co. Southern Company employment discrimination 2016 EEOC $1,586,500
Westar Energy, Inc. Evergy Inc. energy market violation 2013 FERC $1,573,836
Brad Foote Gear Works Inc. Broadwind Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,500,000
Calpine Energy Services, L.P. Calpine securities issuance or trading violation 2004 CFTC $1,500,000
NSTAR Gas & Electric Company EverSource Energy labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $1,500,000
DUNKIRK STEAM GENERATING STATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2005 EPA $1,500,000
EnerNOC Inc. and Celerity Energy Partners LLC Enel energy market violation 2012 FERC $1,476,806
MIRANT CORPORATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2007 EPA $1,470,000
DOMINION ENERGY INC Dominion Energy environmental violation 2013 EPA $1,400,000
KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY PPL Corp. environmental violation 2009 EPA (*) $1,400,000
MINNESOTA POWER Allete environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $1,400,000
Total Environmental Solutions, Inc. (TESI) and Utility Services, LLC South Louisiana Electric Cooperative environmental violation 2014 EPA $1,300,000
Covanta Energy Corporation and Covanta SEMASS LLC, individually and as single and joint employers Covanta labor relations violation 2012 NLRB $1,277,227
Mirant Mid-Atlantic NRG Energy environmental violation 2006 EPA $1,250,000
WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE CORP WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2016 EPA $1,200,000
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NY, INC Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2010 EPA $1,113,750
Duke Energy Beckjord LLC Duke Energy environmental violation 2016 EPA $1,100,000
INTERSTATE POWER & LIGHT Alliant Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $1,100,000
CALPINE-DEEPWATER ENERGY CTR (CONNECTIV) Exelon environmental violation 2007 EPA $1,091,000
South Jersey Gas Co. and South Jersey Resources Group, LLC South Jersey Industries energy market violation 2010 FERC $1,070,551
Consumers Energy CMS Energy employment discrimination 2011 private lawsuit-federal $1,023,385
Duke Energy Renewables Inc. Duke Energy environmental violation 2013 FWS $1,000,000
Broadwind Energy Broadwind Energy accounting fraud or deficiencies 2015 SEC $1,000,000
Northwestern Corporation NorthWestern Corp. energy market violation 2007 FERC $1,000,000
Integrys Energy Services, Inc. Exelon energy market violation 2008 FERC $994,506
Entergy Services, Inc. Entergy energy market violation 2013 FERC $975,000
DUKE ENERGY CORP. Duke Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $975,000
Exelon Generation Company Exelon wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $950,000
HOOSIER ENERGY REC. - MEROM GENERAT Hoosier Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $950,000
DAIRYLAND POWER COOP Dairyland Power Cooperative environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $950,000
MINNKOTA POWER COOPERATIVE Minnkota Power Cooperative environmental violation 2006 EPA (*) $850,000
CALPINE-DEEPWATER ENERGY CTR (CONNECTIV) Exelon environmental violation 2007 EPA $811,600
Puget Sound Energy Puget Sound Energy energy market violation 2009 FERC $800,000
The Dayton Power and Light Company AES Corp. environmental violation 2014 EPA $800,000
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NY, INC Consolidated Edison environmental violation 2010 EPA $793,750
RRI Energy NRG Energy energy market violation 2010 FERC $750,000
AMERICAN ELECTRIC POWER American Electric Power environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $750,000
EAST KENTUCKY POWER COOPERATIVE East Kentucky Power Cooperative environmental violation 2007 EPA (*) $750,000
CALPINE CORP Calpine environmental violation 2009 EPA $750,000
Florida Power and Light NextEra Energy wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $700,000
Thomas & Betts ABB Ltd. employment discrimination 2003 private lawsuit-federal $698,610
CINERGY AND PSI ENERGY, INC., WABASH RIVER Duke Energy environmental violation 2009 EPA $687,500
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Entergy nuclear safety violation 2008 NRC $650,000
Southern California Edison Company Edison International energy market manipulation 2014 FERC $650,000
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