Energy Regulatory Reform

Publications

R Street: Richard Glick poised to lead FERC to pro-market reforms
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Jan. 21, 2021)—President Joe Biden promoted Commissioner Richard Glick to chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today.

The following quote is from Devin Hartman, the…

, Utility Dive
With FERC Order 2222 compliance deadline 6 months away, many questions loom, analysts find
Chris Villarreal

From Utility Dive:

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Order 2222 doesn’t limit participation in aggregating programs to particular business models and companies, speakers noted at a…

, S&P Global
FERC order forces states to ‘grapple’ with distributed energy difficulties
Chris Villarreal

From S&P Global:

FERC’s Order 2222, issued in September 2020, has already started to shift the discussion around distributed energy resources, or DERs, in important ways, said independent…

, Tax Foundation
How Expensing for Capital Investment Can Accelerate the Transition to a Cleaner Economy
Josiah Neeley & William Murray

From Tax Foundation:

Policies like the tax credit for marginal wells are also classified as subsidies, correctly, as they do provide non-neutral support for the fossil fuel…

How Smart Meters can Serve Energy Consumers
Michael P. Kagan

From Frontier Centre for Public Policy:

Smart meters boast a myriad of benefits for consumers, according to a recent paper by the R Street Institute based in Washington, DC: “Leveraging…

Playing Games with Competitive Electric Transmission
Josiah Neeley & Beth Garza

Electricity policy can often be complicated and technical, but the broader themes are easy to understand. Most people, for example, understand the idea of “gaming the system,” or using the rules…

Energy Update: Week of January 4
Josiah Neeley & Chris Villarreal

From Policy Resolution Group:

R St Look at FERC 2222 – On Wednesday January 13th at 2:00 p.m., the R Street Institute hosts a forum on FERC’s Order 2222 and what it means for electricity…

HB 6 and the Road Back From Corruption
Josiah Neeley & Mike Haugh

Ohioans are rightly shocked by the recent reports of corruption in the state regarding energy legislation. Central to the current scandals is HB 6, passed in 2019, which will give over $1 billion to…

Energy Update: Week of November 30
Devin Hartman

From Policy Resolution Group:

FERC Hydro Course Set – Next Tuesday December 8th at 8:45 a.m., the R Street Institute will host an introduction to FERC Hydropower issues. The course will…

, The Center Square
Report: ComEd saw profits rise after utility deals amid bribery, patronage scheme
Josiah Neeley

From The Center Square:
Abe Scarr, director of PIRG Illinois and one of the authors of the report, said ComEd and Exelon existing as essentially the same entity continues to create conflicts of…