Exempt Wholesale Generator. An EWG is a category of power producer defined by the Energy Policy Act of 1992. EWG's are independent power facilities that generate electricity for sale in wholesale power markets at market-based rates. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is responsible for determining EWG status.
Exempt Wholesale Generator. A class of independent power producer created by EPACT that is exempt from PUHCA corporate organizational restrictions. An EWG may generate electricity and sell power wholesale to utilities and other wholesale bulk power purchasers, such as rural electric cooperatives. Any entity, whether currently subject to PUHCA or not is permitted to own EWGs without limitation. For registered holding companies, approval from the Securities Exchange Commission is required for financing of EWGs and service sales and construction contracts involving EWGs.
Exempt Wholesale Generator. A class of generators defined by the Energy Policy Act of 1992 that includes the owners and/or operators of facilities used to generate electricity exclusively for wholesale or that are leased to utilities.
Energy Working Group The Energy Working Group (EWG), launched in 1990, seeks to maximise the energy sector's contribution to the region's economic and social well-being, while mitigating the environmental effects of energy supply and use. The EWG contributes to decision-making through: discussion of members' energy policies and planning priorities; sharing basic resource demand and supply outlook data and considering the regional energy policy implications; and responses to wide-ranging energy-related issues.
Exempt wholesale generator. Wholesale generators created under the 1992 Energy Policy Act that are exempt from certain financial and legal restrictions stipulated in the Public Utilities Holding Company Act of 1935.
Exempt Wholesale Generator. Created under the 1992 Energy Act, these wholesale generators are exempt from certain financial and legal restrictions stipulated in the Public Utilities Holding Company Act of 1935.
Exempt Wholesale Generator. A nonutility electricity generator that is not a qualifying facility under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978.