Electricity Policy

Publications

Event: Efficient organization of electricity markets: Costs, reliability, and cross-subsidies
Beth Garza

From American Enterprise Institute:

The traditional model of a vertically integrated electric utility subject to formal rate regulation always has…

, Future of Power Markets Forum
Presentation: Differentiated Electric Reliability
Devin Hartman

From Future of Power Markets Forum:

Current policy requires nearly all electricity consumers to pay and receive the same level of service reliability. Shifting to a policy framework where…

, KUT 90.5
Lawsuits Allege Price Gouging, Market Manipulation By Gas Companies During Texas Freeze
Beth Garza

From KUT 90.5:

Beth Garza is a former independent market monitor for the state’s electric grid who spent years investigating fraud.

She said the natural gas industry in Texas doesn’t have the…

, UtilityDive
As Chatterjee’s tenure ends, FERC could be ‘single most impactful agency’ on climate: Rep. Casten
Devin Hartman

From UtilityDive:

In a July 1 letter sent to Manchin and Barrasso, the Electric Power Supply Association, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance and R Street Institute all called for the chair and…

, S&P Global
Groups urge ‘long overdue’ study of US electricity costs, wholesale markets
Devin Hartman

From S&P Global:

The letter asked lawmakers to order the U.S. Government Accountability Office or another independent oversight organization to conduct a “detailed and objective study” of U.S….

, UtilityDive
Groups ask Congress for first-of-its-kind cost analysis of RTOs amid market expansion debate
Devin Hartman

From UtilityDive:

The letter, sent Thursday, was spearheaded by the Electricity Consumers Resource Council (ELCON) and includes a wide array of groups including Public Citizen, Energy Choice…

Independent Study of the Cost of Electricity
Josiah Neeley

Dear Chairmen Manchin and Pallone and Ranking Members Barrasso and Rodgers:

The undersigned organizations respectfully request that you direct the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or other…

EPSA, REBA, R Street Institute Send Letter to Sens. Manchin, Barrasso, Urging New FERC Nominee Prioritize Competitive Markets
Devin Hartman

Dear Chairman Manchin and Ranking Member Barrasso,

America depends on affordable, reliable, secure, and increasingly, clean electricity. Over the past twenty years, competitive wholesale…

, Bloomberg
Texas Governor Pushes for Fossil Fuel, Nuclear Power Incentives
Josiah Neeley

The PUC is already mulling some of the changes Abbott ordered, such as how to ensure adequate resources and spur the development of transmission lines. The difference is that the governor appears to…

Event: Closing Plenary Session – Energy Adequacy and Market Design – The Texas Event Part 2
Beth Garza

From Energy Systems Integration Group:

Chair: Erik Ela, Principal, EPRI

NERC Energy Resource Adequacy Task Force (ERATF)
Mark Lauby, Senior Vice…

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