Energy Regulatory Reform

Publications

Presentation: PURPA: A Time to Reform or Reduce Its Role?
Devin Hartman

The Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) of 1978 has become largely irrelevant in states that joined competitive wholesale electricity markets over the last two decades. However, it remains…

, Utility Dive
Retaining outmoded monopolies and coal plants keeps Indiana in the Dark Ages
Devin Hartman

The Indiana statehouse is abuzz as state utilities plan to shutter thousands of megawatts of coal-fired power plants in the coming years. Unfortunately, a false panic about electricity reliability…

FERC’s Unbearable Ultimatum to States: The Minimum Offer Price Rule
Devin Hartman

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) wrapped up 2019 with a bang, to say the least. It aggressively expanded a price floor for the country’s largest electric capacity market, operated by…

, Lemonade
Greta Thunberg at Davos: 3 straw-man arguments from Twitter & YouTube comments
Josiah Neeley

From Lemonade:

It assumes that personal sacrifice and responsibility are the main — or only — routes to reversing climate change. Sure, using plastic straws or learning to go without AC in the…

, Courthouse News Service
Virginia Lawmakers Move to Dismantle Energy Monopoly
Devin Hartman

From Courthouse News Service:

Meanwhile, Devin Hartman, director for energy and environmental policy with the libertarian group the R Street Institute, praised the effort as a way to increase…

Historic bipartisan bill would open Virginia’s electricity market to competition
Devin Hartman

From Virginia Energy Reform Coalition:

“Virginia is shackled to a monopoly utility model that stifles innovation, increases costs and puts government in the difficult role of replacing…

R Sheet On Price-Anderson
Josiah Neeley & William Murray
FERC comments on PURPA reform
Mike Haugh

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION
Qualifying Facility Rates and Requirements
Implementation Issues Under the Public                                   …

, The Daily Signal
Scrap Energy Tax Favors for Better Reform
Travis Kavulla

From The Daily Signal:

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should aggressively defend competition and, along with greater reforms from Congress, reduce distortions through the Public…

R Street Comments on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rule Making
Michael Haugh

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

Qualifying Facility Rates and Requirements
Implementation Issues Under the Public                                 …