Energy Regulatory Reform

Publications

, Sustainable FERC Project
Fix the Mopr Problem with a Dose of Humility
Travis Kavulla

From Sustainable FERC Project:

Worse, intentions aren’t always pure. Regional Transmission Organizations such as PJM have been memorably described as QUANGOs: “quasi-autonomous…

, Gov Info
Federal Register – Vol. 86, No. 77 – Friday, April 23, 2021 – Notices
Devin Hartman

From Gov Info:

This Policy Statement addresses only filings pursuant to FPA section 205.7

7. This limitation is unchanged from the Proposed Policy Statement, but we reiterate this point here in…

, SiriusXM
Radio: Devin Hartman on Climate Change and How FERC Can Catalyze Transmission Infrastructure
Devin Hartman

From SiriusXM:

Devin Hartman, Director, Energy and Environmental Policy; Resident Senior Fellow, at the R Street Institute, joins Julie Mason to discuss his latest pieces “Plenty of low-hanging…

Technical Conference to Discuss Climate Change, Extreme Weather, & Electric System Reliability
Devin Hartman

Comments of the R Street Institute

I. Issue Summary

On March 16, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued a notice regarding a technical conference inviting…

, UtilityDive
Plenty of low-hanging fruit: How FERC can catalyze transmission infrastructure
Devin Hartman & Beth Garza

Bipartisan appetite for electric infrastructure is one of the few things mounting as fast as our public debt these days. This prompt for ambitious-yet-fiscally-constrained infrastructure expansion…

Regulatory comments on managing transmission line ratings
Devin Hartman & Beth Garza

1. Issue Summary

On Nov. 19, 2020, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to improve the accuracy and transparency of…

Call for Key Infrastructure Investments to Expand Organized Wholesale Power Markets
Devin Hartman

Dear Chairmen and Ranking Members:

The recent extreme winter weather conditions and its devastating impacts upon the electricity grid and consumers starkly demonstrate the need for increased…

Motion to Intervene and Comments of the R Street Institute
Chris Villarreal

Pursuant to Rule 214 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission), 18 C.F.R. §§ 385.214, the R Street Institute (R Street) hereby moves to…

, RTO Insider
Opposition Emerges to Southeast Energy Exchange Market
Chris Villarreal

From RTO Insider:

R Street Institute said SEEM should include a market monitor “to ensure the SEEM market is operating fairly and providing benefits to members and customers.”

“While the…

Are customers losing out with energy choice?
Mike Haugh

It appears it is time to pounce on energy deregulation again; naysayers have been inaccurately using the Enron boogeyman for the last 20 years but have now found a new patsy: Texas. The Wall Street…