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With much of the west in what is being called a “Megadrought” policy expert Steve Greenhut says now is the time to focus on the policy of water abundance. He said due to Idaho’s…
From The Virginian-Pilot:
But energy experts at the R Street Institute have identified several ways in which competition has improved generator performance, including that competitive markets have…
Devin Hartman, Director, Energy and Environmental Policy; Resident Senior Fellow, at the R Street Institute, joins Julie Mason to discuss his latest pieces “Plenty of low-hanging…
From Mercatus Center:
If the goal is to lower emissions as efficiently and effectively as possible, ideal policy levers include a carbon tax coupled with regulatory reform and an increased…
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I. Issue Summary
On March 16, 2021, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission or FERC) issued a notice regarding a technical conference inviting…
From The Washington Post:
Republicans previously have introduced carbon tax bills. With rebates for lower- and middle-income Americans, that may be a feasible way to raise revenue.
Bipartisan appetite for electric infrastructure is one of the few things mounting as fast as our public debt these days. This prompt for ambitious-yet-fiscally-constrained infrastructure expansion…
In response to a recent legislative hearing in the Texas House of Representatives on the Texas outages, State Rep. Jared Patterson made the following remark via Twitter: