Energy Regulatory Reform

Publications

, UtilityDive
As Chatterjee’s tenure ends, FERC could be ‘single most impactful agency’ on climate: Rep. Casten
Devin Hartman

From UtilityDive:

In a July 1 letter sent to Manchin and Barrasso, the Electric Power Supply Association, Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance and R Street Institute all called for the chair and…

Independent Study of the Cost of Electricity
Josiah Neeley

Dear Chairmen Manchin and Pallone and Ranking Members Barrasso and Rodgers:

The undersigned organizations respectfully request that you direct the Government Accountability Office (GAO) or other…

Beware the trap of paying for Climate Infrastructure with Corporate Taxes
Philip Rossetti

A breakthrough in infrastructure negotiation occurred recently, when both the White House and a bipartisan group of senators agreed to a modest proposal that would be mostly constrained to…

Addressing NEPA-Related Infrastructure Delays
Philip Rossetti

Executive Summary

President Joseph Biden’s infrastructure negotiations with Congress have renewed interest in infrastructure investment policy proposals. Due to this interest, it is worth…

How Congress Can Jumpstart Clean Energy Infrastructure Projects
William Gray

WASHINGTON (July 7, 2021)—As the Biden administration prioritizes a $2 trillion infrastructure plan and aggressive clean energy goals, a new policy paper highlights how it should focus on smart…

, Rep. David Schweikert
Congressman Schweikert Introduces Legislation to Reform NEPA and Reduce Government Regulation
Philip Rossetti

“It is important for both the environment and the economy that America can invest in infrastructure and expect reasonable approval and construction timelines. As NEPA approval timelines have only…

The Week of June 28, 2021
Josiah Neeley & Philip Rossetti

R Street Institute: “Energy Innovation Policy Starts with Good Economic Policy”
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, R Street Institute
Event: Energy Innovation Policy Starts with Good Economic Policy
Philip Rossetti & Josiah Neeley

With both political parties on Capitol Hill expressing a strong appetite for energy innovation, it is worth exploring what policies stimulate innovation and technology uptake in the private…

, Utility Dive
Duke, Southern other utilities provide more details to FERC on proposed Southeast energy market
Devin Hartman

From Utility Dive:

REBA and R Street Institute were also in support of a broader push to get FERC to organize the remaining regions in the U.S. that are not currently under a regional…

, 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…

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