Energy

A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

Two Supreme Court decisions raise questions about the role of states in emerging electricity markets.

The Supreme Court’s 2015–2016 Regulatory Term

The Supreme Court’s 2015–2016 Regulatory Term

The Regulatory Review highlights the regulatory decisions from the Supreme Court’s past term.

Nevada Rate Change Signals the Start of Larger Utilities Battle

Nevada Rate Change Signals the Start of Larger Utilities Battle

A utility commission decision—criticized for discouraging solar energy—highlights challenges facing the electricity sector.

NRC Staff Push Agency to Address Escalating Safety Concerns

NRC Staff Push Agency to Address Escalating Safety Concerns

A recent petition filed by government workers reveals the extent of a growing nuclear safety design problem.

Supreme Court Mulls Price of Not Using Power

Supreme Court Mulls Price of Not Using Power

Electricity regulator wants strong incentive to conserve, but one business group says the government is overreaching.

Using the Constitution to Promote Renewable Energy

Using the Constitution to Promote Renewable Energy

Legal scholars argue that the Constitution requires states to consider regional energy needs.

Chilean Government Proposes Enhancements to Gas Regulation

Chilean Government Proposes Enhancements to Gas Regulation

Bill would take steps to modernize regulatory framework of Chile’s natural gas industry.

FERC Demand Response Resource Order May Be Heading to the Supreme Court

FERC Demand Response Resource Order May Be Heading to the Supreme Court

An invalidated agency order aimed at updating the power industry is seeking new life.

The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change

The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change

Debate reignites over whether nuclear energy is an important tool or a costly mistake.

Experts Debate EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Rule

Experts Debate EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Rule

PPR seminar focuses on controversial proposed rule aimed at combatting climate change.

Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Presidential memo requires agencies to obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020.