Electricity

How the Current Siting Regime Stifles Renewable Energy

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

An Electric Solution for Low-Income Residents

Federal programs should better protect low-income residents from rising energy costs.

Closing Gaps in Energy Cybersecurity

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pipeline Opposition Impedes Climate Change Mitigation

More pipelines and electricity transmission lines would bolster the fight against climate change.