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
Southern California Edison Company Edison International energy market manipulation 2014 FERC $650,000
NextEra Energy NextEra Energy wage and hour violation 2012 private lawsuit-federal $650,000
FirstEnergy Corp. FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $634,742
GAMESA WIND/FAIRLESS HILLS WIND TURBINE NACELLE MFG Gamesa environmental violation 2008 EPA $634,425
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002201069 DTE Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $625,000
EXELON GENERATION CO LLC Exelon environmental violation 2010 EPA $608,000
EXELON GEN CO/CROMBY GEN STA Exelon environmental violation 2005 EPA $602,250
Duke Energy Corporation Duke Energy premerger notification violation 2017 DOJ_ANTITRUST $600,000
VIRGINIA ELECTRIC AND POWER COMPANY Dominion Energy environmental violation 2001 EPA $600,000
SIGECO CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA (*) $600,000
Illinois Power Ameren employment discrimination 2002 private lawsuit-federal $559,000
Otter Tail Power Company Otter Tail Corp. energy market violation 2008 FERC $546,832
NRG Energy, Inc. NRG Energy energy market violation 2007 FERC $500,000
NORTHERN STATES POWER COMPANY Xcel Energy environmental violation 2003 EPA $500,000
MIDWEST GENERATION LLC - CONSENT DECREE NRG Energy environmental violation 2018 EPA $500,000
Jersey Central Power and Light Company, A First Energy Company FirstEnergy labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $495,000
SUZLON ROTOR CORP 271170002500014 Suzlon environmental violation 2011 EPA $490,000
Puget Sound Energy Inc Puget Sound Energy environmental violation 2008 EPA $471,900
Southern Company Southern Company wage and hour violation 2014 WHD $459,104
NorthWestern Corporation and NorthWestern Services, LLC NorthWestern Corp. energy market violation 2008 FERC $450,000
DETROIT EDISON (CONNERS CREEK) DTE Energy environmental violation 2001 EPA $450,000
DUNKIRK STEAM GENERATING STATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $450,000
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC Duke Energy energy market violation 2011 FERC $425,000
Sempra Energy Trading LLC Sempra Energy energy market violation 2008 FERC $407,959
KANSAS CITY POWER AND LIGHT Evergy Inc. environmental violation 2004 EPA $407,788
Exelon Corporation Exelon price-fixing or anti-competitive practices 2012 DOJ_ANTITRUST $400,000
Entergy New Orleans, Inc Entergy energy market violation 2008 FERC $400,000
CALPINE-DEEPWATER ENERGY CTR (CONNECTIV) Exelon environmental violation 2009 EPA $400,000
American Electric Power Service Corporation American Electric Power wage and hour violation 2015 WHD $396,096
ENTERGY RI STATE ENERGY, LP 440070041900003 Entergy environmental violation 2004 EPA $383,700
NRG ENERGY CENTER DOVER, LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2002 EPA $380,000
Exelon Power Mid-Atlantic Exelon labor relations violation 2004 NLRB $378,776
Portland General Electric Co. Portland General Electric energy market violation 2010 FERC $375,000
Nuclear Management Company, LLC Xcel Energy labor relations violation 2005 NLRB $366,161
Dominion Cove Point Dominion Energy environmental violation 2015 EPA $365,000
DOMINION COVE POINT LNG, LP Dominion Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA (*) $365,000
Southern Company Services, Inc. Southern Company energy market violation 2009 FERC $350,000
Louisville Gas and Electric Co. PPL Corp. energy market violation 2009 FERC $350,000
DUNKIRK STEAM GENERATING STATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2001 EPA $350,000
DUNKIRK STEAM GENERATING STATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2001 EPA $350,000
Public Service Company of New Mexico, Inc., its subsidiary, Avistar, Inc., and Public Service Company of New Mexico, Inc. d/b/a Manzano Energy PNM Resources labor relations violation 2003 NLRB $342,374
PA AMERICAN WATER COMPANY SCRANTON WWTP American Water Works environmental violation 2013 EPA $340,000
Indianapolis Power & Light Compan AES Corp. energy market violation 2014 FERC $333,500
Covanta Energy Corporation Covanta wage and hour violation 2013 WHD $322,544
QUESTAR PIPELINE CO - DARK CANYON Dominion Energy environmental violation 2006 EPA $319,307
DEGS of Narrows LLC Duke Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $310,000
DEGS OF NARROWS, LLC Duke Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA (*) $310,000
CHATTANOOGA GAS CO Southern Company environmental violation 2009 PHMSA $303,000
KENTUCKY UTILITIES COMPANY PPL Corp. environmental violation 2013 EPA $300,000
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002201116 DTE Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $300,000
Deseret Generation & Transmission Co-operative Deseret Generation & Transmission Cooperative environmental violation 2013 EPA $295,000
WPL - COLUMBIA ENERGY CENTER Alliant Energy environmental violation 2008 EPA $285,000
GENON POTOMAC RIVER LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2012 EPA $280,704
GENON POTOMAC RIVER LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATION NRG Energy environmental violation 2011 EPA $275,562
Tampa Electric Company Emera labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $269,518
Northern Indiana Public Service Company NiSource labor relations violation 2006 NLRB $262,616
CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY Duke Energy environmental violation 2010 EPA $260,250
SHENANGO INC/SHENANGO COKE PLT 420030002200569 DTE Energy environmental violation 2005 EPA $252,000
Eversource Energy Service Company EverSource Energy wage and hour violation 2019 MA-AGFLD $250,000
XCEL ENERGY - KEY CITY/WILMARTH Xcel Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $240,000
XCEL ENERGY-RED WING SUBSTATION Xcel Energy environmental violation 2004 EPA $240,000
WISCONSIN PUBLIC SERVICE CORPORATION- WE WEC Energy Group environmental violation 2008 EPA $225,000
National Grid National Grid labor relations violation 2009 NLRB $220,000
FirstEnergy Corp. (Akron, OH) FirstEnergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $214,604
Reliance Electric, Inc. ABB Ltd. wage and hour violation 2012 WHD $209,007
American Transmission Company, LLC WEC Energy Group energy market violation 2017 FERC $205,000
Black Hills Power, Inc. Black Hills energy market violation 2011 FERC $200,000
ALABAMA POWER COMPANY Southern Company environmental violation 2015 EPA (*) $200,000
NRG DICKERSON GENERATING STATION 240310001900158 NRG Energy environmental violation 2000 EPA $200,000
Covanta Tulsa Renewable Energy LLC Covanta environmental violation 2018 EPA $200,000
DUKE ENERGY CORPORATION (FORMERLY PSI ENERGY - GIB Duke Energy environmental violation 2014 EPA $199,000
PPL Electric Utilities Corporation PPL Corp. employment discrimination 2018 OFCCP $185,304
Jersey Central Power & Light FirstEnergy wage and hour violation 2011 WHD $182,640
DOMINION TRANSMISSION INC Dominion Energy environmental violation 2010 PHMSA $182,500
THE EMPIRE DISTRICT ELECTRIC COMPANY Algonquin Power & Utilities environmental violation 2001 EPA $181,000
Westar Energy, Inc. Evergy Inc. energy market violation 2017 FERC $180,000
ENABLE GAS TRANSMISSION LLC CenterPoint Energy environmental violation 2008 PHMSA $177,500
Sempra Energy Trading LLC Sempra Energy securities issuance or trading violation 2008 CFTC $175,000
MIRANT BOWLINE, LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2007 EPA $175,000
MIRANT LOVETT, LLC NRG Energy environmental violation 2008 EPA $175,000
FirstEnergy Corp. (Akron, OH) FirstEnergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $174,605
Avista Corporation Avista environmental violation 2012 EPA $172,000
Entergy Nuclear Power Marketing, LLC Entergy energy market violation 2018 FERC $170,364
AES Puerto Rico, L.P. AES Corp. environmental violation 2012 EPA $170,000
PA AMERICAN WATER COMPANY SCRANTON WWTP American Water Works environmental violation 2012 EPA $170,000
MANSFIELD MINE American Electric Power environmental violation 2000 EPA $168,512
XCEL ENERGY-FRENCH ISLAND GENERATING PLA Xcel Energy environmental violation 2002 EPA $167,579
FirstEnergy Corp. (Akron, OH) FirstEnergy environmental violation 2013 EPA $166,848
INDIANAPOLIS POWER & LIGHT COMPANY AES Corp. workplace safety or health violation 2012 OSHA $165,300
SCANA CORPORATION Dominion Energy environmental violation 2005 EPA $161,340
CALPINE-DEEPWATER ENERGY CTR (CONNECTIV) Exelon environmental violation 2009 EPA $160,000
COVANTA LAKE II, INC. Covanta environmental violation 2001 EPA $156,150
Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Xcel Energy wage and hour violation 2004 WHD $155,689
TPI COMPOSITES IOWA LLC TPI Composites workplace safety or health violation 2017 OSHA $154,524
Luminant Mining Company Vistra Energy employment discrimination 2013 EEOC $150,000
Washington Gas Light Company AltaGas labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $150,000
PUBLIC SERVICE CO. OF COLORADO DBA XCEL ENERGY Xcel Energy workplace safety or health violation 2007 OSHA $150,000
OG AND E / MUSKOGEE GNRTNG STA OGE Energy environmental violation 2011 EPA $150,000
OG AND E / SOONER GNRTNG STA OGE Energy environmental violation 2011 EPA $150,000
PUGET SOUND ENERGY - ENCOGEN Puget Sound Energy environmental violation 2005 EPA $150,000
Central Maine Power Company Iberdrola labor relations violation 2007 NLRB $149,865
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