Energy Regulatory Reform

Publications

Reviewed Work: “The Billion-Dollar Coal Bailout Nobody is Talking About: Self-Committing in Power Markets”
Travis Kavulla

Imagine that you have experienced one too many power outages. You could buy a diesel generator, maybe some solar panels as well. With enough diesel supply, you could power your energy needs non-stop….

, The Appalachian Voice
New Coalition Aims to Reform Energy Policy in Virginia
Media Coverage

From The Appalachian Voice:

In addition to Appalachian Voices, members of the coalition include Clean Virginia, Earth Stewardship Alliance, FreedomWorks, Piedmont Environmental Council, R Street…

Reply Comments on regulatory metrics for Xcel Energy’s electric utility operations
Travis Kavulla & William Murray

STATE OF MINNESOTA

BEFORE THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Katie Sieben

Dan Lipschultz

Valerie Means

Matthew Schuerger

John…

, Utility Dive
Securitization fever: Renewables advocates seize Wall Street’s innovative way to end coal
Media Coverage

From Utility Dive:

Accelerated depreciation will not diminish securitization fever because it increases costs to consumers, R Street Institute Energy & Environmental Policy Director Travis…

Comments to the Rhode Island Regulator
Travis Kavulla

STATE OF
RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS

PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

IN RE: GUIDANCE DOCUMENT REGARDING PRINCIPLES TO GUIDE THE DEVELOPMENT AND REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE INCENTIVE…

Comments on regulatory metrics for Xcel Energy’s electric utility operations
William Murray & Travis Kavulla

STATE
OF MINNESOTA

BEFORE
THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION

Katie Sieben

Dan Lipschultz   

Valerie Means  

Matthew Schuerger  

John Tuma  

In…

, The Washington Post
Coalition of unlikely allies calls on state to break up utilities, deregulate energy
Media Coverage

From The Washington Post:

The coalition was put together by James Presswood of the Earth Stewardship Alliance, a conservative conservation group. Other organizations involved are Appalachian…

Monopoly and Regulation in Context
Travis Kavulla

I’ve been asked to talk about how the job of utility
regulators is changing. I was eight years a regulator, so this is something I
should be able to do. But as perhaps a couple of you in the…

Letter in Support of The Nuclear Energy Leadership Act
William Murray

Dear Senators Murkowski and Manchin:

Though it currently supplies about 20 percent of U.S. electricity, nuclear
power is headed for permanent decline. American engineers and designers have…

, RTO Insider
California Regulators Weigh PG&E’s Fate
Media Coverage

From RTO Insider:

Travis Kavulla, director of energy and environmental policy at the R Street Institute, a D.C. think tank, and a member of the Western Energy Imbalance Market’s Governing Body,…