News

06/01
The state of US wholesale power markets: Is reliability at risk from low prices?
Robbie Orvis from Energy Innovation explores why generator revenues are shrinking and how the decline isn't a problem for reliability. http://www.utilitydive.com/news/the-state-of...
05/31
FERC Rejects Rover Pipeline's Drilling Request
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected on Thursday Energy Transfer Partners' request to resume horizontal directional drilling at two sites for its Rover fracked...
05/30
Nevada Assembly clear bill boosting renewables mandate to 80% by 2040
The Nevada Assembly yesterday voted on a bill aimed to boost renewable energy used in the state, one of several clean energy bills that lawmakers have recently advanced. http://...
05/26
Can carbon pricing help align energy markets and state policy?
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently led a two-day industry discussion that could come to represent a turning point in how we address carbon reduction by energy...
05/26
Energy grant freeze worries senators, including Murkowski
Senators are seeking assurances that a Trump administration freeze on certain grants by the Department of Energy does not become permanent. Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman...
05/26
US Senate awaiting paperwork on FERC nominees
The confirmation process for two nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is being held up by incomplete paperwork, further delaying the agency's ability to...
05/17
Prognosis negative: How California is dealing with below-zero power market prices
Market forces and contract obligations are regularly dipping power prices below zero in California. The dynamic is not new — negative pricing has occurred sporadically across the...
05/17
Canada introduces law to ban tankers off north British Columbia
Canada's Liberal government has introduced legislation for a moratorium on oil tanker traffic along the northern coast of the British Columbia province, the country's transport...
05/17
Think tank: Britain should stay in EU energy market in Brexit transition deal
Britain should seek to remain in the European Union's energy market and carbon trading scheme in a transition period if a Brexit deal is not reached in two years, a report by...
05/17
Trump FERC nominees bring certainty for pipeline development, less certainty for distributed energy
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will soon have a quorum again. President Donald Trump has nominated Neil Chatterjee, a long-time adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch...