Energy Subsidies


NRG Energy, Inc. v. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Josiah Neeley


The R Street Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public-policy research organization with a mission to engage in policy research and outreach to promote…

, S&P Global Platts
US Northeast power markets are unwell. What’s next?
Travis Kavulla

From S&P Global Platts:

“Policymakers are subsidizing certain resources to enter the market and policymakers are also subsidizing other resources to prevent them from leaving,” Travis…

, Greentech Media
Ohio Passes Controversial Bill to Bail Out Nuclear and Coal Plants
Alan Smith & Travis Kavulla

From Greentech Media:
Free-market think tank R Street Institute wrote in May testimony that HB 6 would replace more cost-effective subsidies for efficiency and renewables with subsidies for…

R Street Institute Statement on Ohio House Bill 6
Travis Kavulla

Ann Phelan
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WASHINGTON (July 23) –– Statement of Travis Kavulla, Energy Policy Director: “The fast tracking of the new House Bill 6 is a net loss…

Testimony in OPPOSITION to Ohio Senate House Bill 6, the “Clean Air Program”
Alan Smith

Testimony on House Bill 6
Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee
June 19, 2019

Chair Wilson, Vice Chair McColley and Ranking Member Williams:

Thank you for allowing us an opportunity to…

, Inside Climate News
Ohio’s Nuclear Bailout Plan Balloons to Embrace Coal (while Killing Renewable Energy Rules)
Travis Kavulla

From Inside Climate News:

Travis Kavulla of the R Street Institute, a conservative think tank, said he is troubled by this kind of lobbying for subsidies that generate little public…

, Tuscaloosa News
Johnny Kampis: Alabama’s rural broadband bill could lead to higher power rates
Travis Kavulla

From Tuscaloosa News:

Travis Kavulla, director of energy policy for Washington, D.C.-based R Street Institute and former Montana public utility commissioner, notes the bill allows utilities to…

, Politico Morning Energy
A look at Trump’s Iran move
Travis Kavulla

From Politico Morning Energy:

WEIGHING IN: Travis Kavulla, director of energy and environmental policy at the right-leaning R Street Institute, argues in POLITICO’s Agenda that nuclear…

Testimony In Opposition to HB 6, “AN ACT to create the Ohio Clean Air Program.”
Travis Kavulla & Alan Smith

April 24, 2019

Ohio House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy

Stein and O’Brien and members of the subcommittee:

R Street Institute appreciates the…

, Natural Gas Intel
New Challenges Coming in Era of U.S. Energy Exports, Says Experts
Travis Kavulla

From Natural Gas Intel:

R Street Institute director Travis Kavulla told the panel that the nation’s electricity markets needed reform, and that “there are places where congressional intervention,…