Electricity Policy

Publications

, Spectrum News 1
TV: Would performance credit mechanisms make the Texas grid more reliable?
Beth Garza

From Spectrum News 1:

RSI’s Beth Garza discusses if performance credit mechanisms make the Texas grid more reliable and what it means for consumers.

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Comments of the R Street Institute before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Modernizing Wholesale Electricity Market Design
Devin Hartman & Michael Giberson

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BEFORE THE
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Modernizing Wholesale Electricity Market Design        )        Docket No. AD21-10-000
Comments of the R…

, RTO Insider
After a Quarter Century Industry Experts Still Split on Restructuring
Josiah Neeley

From RTO Insider:

…Among the causes the Times cited for the higher prices in “deregulated” states are transmission and distribution costs and power company profits. “Deregulated states…

, RTO Insider
A ‘Deregulation’ Debate by the Numbers
Josiah Neeley

From RTO Insider:

…Critics faulted the Times for conflating “deregulation” with organized RTO/ISO wholesale markets.

While 13 states and the District of Columbia allow most of their…

, The Hill
Pro-growth tax policies can spur innovation, bolster domestic energy security
Philip Rossetti

From The Hill:

A new tax season is nearly upon us, and after a year of record inflation and astronomical energy costs, American consumers and businesses in the energy sector need a break….

, Reason
New York Times Blames ‘Deregulation’ for Regulated Electric Costs
Josiah Neeley

As Americans recover from the recent winter storms, many are also bracing for an additional onslaught when they get their monthly electric bill. Retail electric prices are up in recent years, and…

, Energy Markets Podcast
Podcast: R Street’s Josiah Neeley talks about the debate in Texas on the future of the ERCOT power market.
Josiah Neeley

From Energy Markets Podcast:

Josiah Neeley, the Austin-based research fellow and Texas director with the libertarian-leaning R Street Institute, discusses a recent letter that the think tank and…

, E&E News
‘Cautious’ FERC chair could drive consensus and clean energy
Devin Hartman

From E&E News:

A constant at Federal Energy Regulatory Commission meetings last year was infighting between former Chair Richard Glick and Commissioner James Danly.

Now, those types of…

, Spectrum News 1
TV: Atmos Energy has until Jan. 27 to provide outage details
Beth Garza

From Spectrum News 1:

AUSTIN, Texas – Late December’s polar vortex brought freezing temperatures to Texas. It also left some Atmos Energy customers without heat.

Atmos Energy said in a…

, E&E News
FERC climate reviews in limbo as Glick departs
Devin Hartman

From E&E News:

“When they first approached [the greenhouse gas policy] and then retracted it, that’s a pretty clear indication of FERC leadership tucking its tail between its legs and…

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