Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Arizona Public Service Company
Current Parent Company: 
Pinnacle West Capital
Penalty: 
$3,250,000
Year: 
2014
Date: 
July 7, 2014
Primary Offense: 
energy market manipulation
Violation Description: 

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a consent agreement between FERC's Office of Enforcement and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation and Arizona Public Service Company that included a $3.25 million civil penalty to be paid by the company in connection with its involvement in the Sept. 8, 2011 Southwest blackout.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Arizona
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Parent: 
utilities
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Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.