Electricity Policy

Publications

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….

The End of Texas’ Legislative Session Leaves Many Electricity Questions Unanswered
Josiah Neeley

Now that the Texas legislature has adjourned sine die, it’s appropriate
to take stock of what has and hasn’t been accomplished. The 86th legislature
made much-needed progress in some
areas,
such…

Comments to the Rhode Island Regulator
Travis Kavulla

STATE OF
RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

IN RE: GUIDANCE DOCUMENT REGARDING PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE THE DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE…

, Tuscaloosa News
Johnny Kampis: Alabama’s rural broadband bill could lead to higher power rates
Media Coverage

From Tuscaloosa News:

Travis Kavulla, director of energy policy for Washington, D.C.-based R Street Institute and former Montana public utility commissioner, notes the bill allows utilities to…

, Politico Pro
Perry warns of ‘triple whammy’ in call to support coal, nuclear plants
Media Coverage

From Politico Pro:

“Two of those three things coinciding sounds like an orchestrated attack by a state-based actor,” said Travis Kavulla, director of energy and environmental policy at the R…

Efficient Solutions for Issues in Electricity Seams
Travis Kavulla

ISOs have conferred significant advantages in terms of the efficiency of the American power sector. Yet by becoming free-trade zones unto themselves, they in some ways make it difficult for those…

California Public Utilities Commission: Forum on Governance, Management, and Safety Culture
Media Coverage

Travis Kavulla participates in a panel on aligning corporate governance with ratepayer and public interests.

Click here to watch.

, Breitbart
Trump Admin Opposed to Texas Energy Bill as ‘Antithesis’ of America First Energy Policy
Media Coverage

From Breitbart:

R Street Institute senior energy fellow Josiah Neeley found that the legislation would substantially increase electricity prices in Texas. Neeley cited a recent study…

, Commonwealth Foundation
Nuclear Subsidies: Grabbing Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
Media Coverage

From Commonwealth Foundation:

In a recent PMA video interview, Travis Kavulla, director of energy policy at R Street Institute,says Pennsylvania is viewed as a model for competitive…

, PMA Perspective
Travis Kavulla on PMA Perspective: Defending Pennsylvania’s competitive market for electricity
Media Coverage

PMA’s David Taylor interviews energy expert Travis Kavulla, former president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. A former utility commissioner in Montana, Kavulla…