Electricity Policy

Publications

, Energy Fairness
Paul Griffin to Virginia regulators: Electricity deregulation raises electric rates, threatens reliability
Travis Kavulla

From Energy Fairness:

“Deregulation hasn’t worked where state policies allow monopolies to continue to control the market,” says Travis Kavulla, director of energy for the conservative…

Statement for the Record: Keeping The Lights On: Addressing Cyber Threats To The Grid
Kathryn Waldron

Submitted Statement for the Record of
Kathryn Waldron
Fellow, National Security and Cybersecurity Policy
R Street Institute
Before the
Subcommittee on Energy
Committee on Energy and…

, E&E News
Texas fight could ripple across U.S. grid
Josiah Neeley

From E&E News:

But Josiah Neeley, Texas director for the free market-oriented R Street Institute, said he thinks the bill marks a step in the wrong direction even though electric transmission…

, National Review
An Ohio Energy Revolution
Travis Kavulla

Ohio’s legislature courageously voted to de-monopolize its electricity sector two decades ago. Since then, power generators have had to compete with one another for consumers’ business, rather…

, The Center Square
Critics still concerned Alabama rural broadband law lacks proper oversight
Travis Kavulla

From The Center Square:

But Travis Kavulla, a former Montana public utility commissioner and director of energy policy at Washington, D.C.-based R Street Institute who described the initial bill…

, The Associated Press
Kansas utilities run coal plants all year, costing millions
Travis Kavulla

From The Associated Press:

“It doesn’t matter to the regulated utilities,” said Travis Kavulla, director of energy policy at the R Street Institute, a think tank that favors free markets and…

Opening Remarks: Evolving Markets and Public Policy in New England
Travis Kavulla

Travis Kavulla, Director of Energy and Environmental Policy, R Street Institute

The following is adapted from a speech given at a general session of the New England Power Pool’s (NEPOOL) Summer…

Inquiry Regarding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Electric Transmission Incentives Policy
Travis Kavulla

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BEFORE THE
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Inquiry Regarding the Commission’s                 )           Docket No.      …

Reviewed Work: “The Billion-Dollar Coal Bailout Nobody is Talking About: Self-Committing in Power Markets”
Travis Kavulla

Imagine that you have experienced one too many power outages. You could buy a diesel generator, maybe some solar panels as well. With enough diesel supply, you could power your energy needs non-stop….