Energy Subsidies


Energy Reconciliation Proves Irreconcilable
Devin Hartman

Electricity always moves at the speed of light, while congressional clean energy rhetoric and results have moved light years apart. Public spending no longer dictates the pace of the clean…

What to watch this fall at DOE, Interior, FERC
Devin Hartman

From E&E News:

“With MOPR, I would watch Christie like a hawk,” said Devin Hartman, director of energy and environmental policy at the R Street Institute, a research nonprofit that…

It’s time to end wasteful fossil fuel subsidies

From U.S. PIRG:

While we are trying to reduce emissions through new investments in climate-friendly technology, we must end subsidies for fossil fuels. Instead of working against the solution, we…

Energy expensing is not a subsidy
Josiah Neeley

Here at R Street, we are against energy subsidies. We don’t like subsidies for renewable energy, for fossil fuel power or nuclear power. And if someone proposed a subsidy for hamster-generated…

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…

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