Energy Regulatory Reform


Dynamic scoring won’t make expensive programs any better
Philip Rossetti

As politicians on the Hill grapple with their desire to satisfy constituent demands for more spending while also exercising some judiciousness with taxpayer resources, bridging the gap between the…

House Republicans Advocate for Greater Clean Energy Opportunities
Philip Rossetti

From Congressman Bruce Westerman:

The panel of Republican members heard from five witnesses during the forum:

Philip Rossetti, resident senior fellow, R Street Institute
Xan Fishman, energy…

, Faster, Please!
Explaining the slow progress of US high-speed rail
Devin Hartman

From Faster, Please!:

Now maybe several wildlife crossings will get added to the Southern California-to-Las Vegas plan, and the train line eventually gets built. But this example should be a neon…

What to watch this fall at DOE, Interior, FERC
Devin Hartman

From E&E News:

“With MOPR, I would watch Christie like a hawk,” said Devin Hartman, director of energy and environmental policy at the R Street Institute, a research nonprofit that…

, The American Spectator
Tormenting the Public
Steven Greenhut

The California Legislature obviously has far more important issues to address than the wildfires that are raging across the state and the empty reservoirs that are leading local water agencies to…

R Street Supplemental Reply Comments to Xcel Energy’s Reply Comments on Performance Based Ratemaking proposal
Chris Villarreal


Katie J. Sieben Chair
Valerie Means Commissioner
Matthew Schuerger Commissioner
Joseph K. Sullivan Commissioner
John A. Tuma…

FYI Science Policy News from AIP – September 6, 2021
Devin Hartman

From American Institute of Physics:
R Street Institute: “Scrutinizing the Role of Expertise and Scientific Evidence in the Legal and Regulatory Arenas,” with Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI)
10:00 am…

Comments of the R Street Institute on the SEEM Response to Second Deficiency Letter
Chris Villarreal

Alabama Power Company, Inc.                                 …

, Utility Dive
Making FERC hot can keep the climate cool
Devin Hartman

Although clean energy subsidies dominate headlines, policymakers are beginning to appreciate the foremost imperative in the clean transition: overhauling archaic regulation. While Congress debates…

, The Hill
Regulatory overhaul is key to the clean energy transition
Devin Hartman

As Congress contemplates clean energy subsidies and standards, we should first ask why clean energy deployment can’t already keep up with burgeoning demand. The answer is simple to identify but…

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