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04/13
RTO Insider - CPPs Demise Not Certain - and Doesn't Matter Anyway
The Trump administra-tion may not succeed in killing EPA’s Clean Power Plan — and it doesn’t matter anyway because the power industry’s decarboniza-tion will continue without the...
04/13
Ex-Trump Transition Chief: Energy Efficiency ‘Had a Good Run’
Energy efficiency now accounts for about 1.9 million jobs in the U.S., with double-digit growth projected for 2017. So how can the Trump administration reconcile its pledge to...
04/13
States Acting on Emissions Because Markets Can’t Handle Them
They couldn’t agree on much except for this: Today’s electricity markets don’t handle environmental externalities well because they’re not designed to. Read More
04/13
RTO Insider - Lifeline or Pipedream? Panels Debate Need for More Gas Lines in NE
More than three years and thousands of pages of analysis later, there is no consensus on how the electric industry should respond to the January 2014 cold snap that revealed...
04/13
RTO Insider, Overheard
More than 400 FERC officials, energy lawyers and stakeholders attended the Energy Bar Association’s annual meeting last week. Here’s some of what we heard. Read More
04/12
Energy Wire - Energy law likely unfazed by Gorsuch at SCOTUS — Obama lawyer
Energy lawyers may not see big changes in the courtroom if Neil Gorsuch is confirmed to the Supreme Court, a top Obama administration lawyer said yesterday. Read More
04/12
Argus - Trump pipeline embrace may feed state opposition
President Donald Trump's push to expedite construction of pipelines could end up slowing them down by encouraging states with climate policies to throw up roadblocks to fossil...
04/12
US begins review of offshore regulations
US interior secretary Ryan Zinke says the agency is looking at its offshore policies and regulations to see if they align with President Donald Trump's push to develop energy...
04/12
New England does not need new pipelines: Enviro group
New England's winter gas and electricity needs can continue to be met without natural gas pipeline expansions, an attorney with an environmental group told the Energy Bar...
04/12
McNees Wallace Partner Takes Helm of Energy Bar
For the first time in more than a quarter-century, the president of the Energy Bar Association is from a Pennsylvania-based law firm.   Read More