Should Texas Power Down Its Electricity Model?
Scholars discuss Texas’s 2021 power grid failure and its implications for the future of energy regulation.
How the Current Siting Regime Stifles Renewable Energy
Scholar argues for changes to siting regulations to speed up renewable energy deployment.
An Electric Solution for Low-Income Residents
Federal programs should better protect low-income residents from rising energy costs.
Closing Gaps in Energy Cybersecurity
GAO finds that the Energy Department needs to do more to address cybersecurity risks.
Making Utility Assistance to Low-Income Households More Effective
Regulators can engage in smart policymaking to make utility services affordable for low-income households.
The Need to Change Jurisdiction Over the U.S. Electric Grid
When state and local voters prohibit clean energy transmission lines, they halt progress on climate change mitigation.
Electricity Problems Are Bigger in Texas
Despite historic power vulnerability, state regulators failed to prepare for the winter storm of the century.
Cognitive Limits on the Value of Consumer Autonomy
Cold weather spikes in Texas electricity prices reveal the risks of uninformed consumer choice in complex markets.
Agency Independence Under Egypt’s New Media Law
Recent legislation raises constitutional issues concerning presidential power over independent agencies.
Pipeline Opposition Impedes Climate Change Mitigation
More pipelines and electricity transmission lines would bolster the fight against climate change.