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02/14
FERC lifts restrictions in federal, state demand response markets
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order recently, lifting restrictions on demand response resources participating in both state and federal programs, freeing up...
02/14
Almost 90 percent of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016
Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels....
02/14
FERC: US saw spike in natural gas capacity additions last year
An infrastructure update issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission showed more than 100 new or expanded gas-fired units were brought online last year, adding about 8,700...
02/03
Public Utilities Fortnightly
Table of Contents INTERVIEWS   Leadership Lyceum Podcast:Susan Story, CEO, American Water EPRI Podcast: Doug Lindsey on Third Wave Efficiency Energy People: Barry...
01/30
Visitor Access Rules to FERC
Congress passed the REAL ID Act in 2005 in response to the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the Federal Government “set standards for the issuance of sources of...
01/30
Thompson Coburn welcomes four attorneys to its nationally recognized utilities practice
  Thompson Coburn is pleased to announce that one partner, one counsel and two senior counsel have joined its Utilities practice in Washington, D.C.  Jesse Halpern, Thomas L....
01/26
FERC policy statement upholds concurrent cost recovery for energy storage resources
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission yesterday issued a policy statement clarifying that electric storage resources may concurrently recover their costs through cost-based and...
01/26
National Grid warns of costs if Britain exits EU energy market
Taking Britain out of Europe's energy market could stymie development of new power links designed to help avert a looming supply crunch and also drive up the cost of imported...
01/26
Colorado senator seeks to protect consumers' energy storage rights
Colorado should protect consumers' rights to install electricity storage systems on their own properties, says Boulder Democratic Sen. Steve Fenberg. Fenberg has introduced a bill...
01/26
Trump DOE pick Perry pledges to protect energy R&D, climate science
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Energy, told Senate lawmakers he regrets an earlier proposal to eliminate the...