Electricity Policy

Publications

How to Be Your Own Electricity Company
Josiah Neeley

Suppose you were able to turn your own phone into the equivalent of a wholesale electricity company, buying electricity when it was cheap and using data from market trends to significantly cut not…

R Street Testimony on Conservative Approaches to Renewable Energy
Josiah Neeley

Public Workshop on Conservative Approaches to Renewable Energy
Pennsylvania Senate Majority Policy Committee
Opening Statement from:
Josiah Neeley, Texas Director, R Street Institute
October 22,…

Comments Before the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Integrated Resource Planning Rule
Chris Villarreal

BEFORE THE MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 
MISSISSIPPI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Docket No. 2018-AD-64
IN RE: ORDER ESTABLISHING DOCKET TO INVESTIGATE THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLMENTATION OF…

Financial and Governance Protections for Electric Cooperatives
Travis Kavulla

As we enter the third decade of the 21st century, the public demand for greater broadband access in rural areas must be heeded. However, the technology mediums by which broad-band has been delivered…

, Financier Worldwide
State intervention in energy markets to boost coal and nuclear power
Josiah Neeley

The last decade or so has seen several revolutions in the energy market. First came the rise of natural gas. Once assumed to be an eternally expensive fuel source, natural gas prices have fallen from…

, Utility Dive
MOPR Madness: 2 wrongs don’t make a right
Devin Hartman

From Utility Dive:

Another pro-market group, the R Street Institute, noted that RTO rules to counteract subsidies “risks compounding unintended consequences as regulatory intervention to…

Comments on FERC’s electric transmission incentives
Travis Kavulla

BEFORE THE FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Inquiry Regarding the)

Commission’s Electric)   Docket No. PL19-3-000

Transmission Incentives)

Policy)
JOINT REPLY COMMENTS OF THE GRID…

, 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…