How Regulatory Burdens and Misguided Incentives Are Degrading Power System Reliability

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 12:55:43 +0000

It’s no secret that the U.S. electric power system has undergone a remarkable transition that continues today. Coal-fired generation, which was the leading source of power generation during the 20th […]

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States, Trade Groups Sue EPA Over New Fossil Fuel Rules

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 09 May 2024 22:41:20 +0000

More than two dozen states and a handful of trade groups filed separate lawsuits in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, challenging parts of the Environmental Protection […]

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Perfect Storm for the Grid: Convergence of Energy Growth and Policy

Credit to Author: Brooke Humphrey| Date: Wed, 01 May 2024 10:02:46 +0000

There are numerous articles and studies warning of the fragile nature of America’s electric grid. The vulnerabilities will only become more apparent as we continue to undergo a fundamental shift in how

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Planning for ‘Flip Dates’ in Tax Equity Partnerships

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2024 13:44:23 +0000

The U.S. government offers certain benefits to renewable energy projects, primarily in the form of tax credits and depreciation. But the reality is that a growing number of tax-equity partnerships […]

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EPA Unleashes Four-Pronged Assault on Fossil Fuel Power Pollution

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 17:28:19 +0000

In an unprecedented move, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on April 25 simultaneously finalized four major environmental rules covering greenhouse gases (GHG), air toxics, wastewater discharges, and coal combustion […]

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Federal U.S. Power Sector Initiatives Went Full Throttle in April: Here’s the List

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2024 11:14:09 +0000

The Biden administration has unveiled several sweeping actions over the past month aimed at boosting clean energy deployment, enhancing manufacturing jobs, and reducing pollutant emissions across the power sector. The […]

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NRC Advances Rule to Streamline Advanced Nuclear Reviews

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2024 14:12:05 +0000

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has voted to codify proposed changes to streamline a key environmental review process for advanced nuclear reactors. Nuclear advocates lauded the measure as one of […]

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Action Needed Now to Support New Power Transmission Capacity

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:23:59 +0000

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in its March 2024 open meeting made clear that successful energy transition requires immediate action. With the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) as a benchmark, […]

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EPA Denies Industry Petition to Delist Stationary Combustion Turbines as Hazardous Pollutants

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2024 18:58:17 +0000

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied an industry petition seeking to delist stationary combustion turbines from the agency’s list of hazardous air pollutants (HAP) major source categories regulated […]

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FERC Proposal Would Cut Reactive Power Compensation, a Potential Hit to Independent Power Producer’s Revenue Mix

Credit to Author: Terence Healey| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2024 12:48:38 +0000

In a time where capacity revenues are pricing lower and many generation owners find that their facilities are not being dispatched for energy on a consistent basis, reliable revenue streams […]

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