Energy

Hydrokinetics: Generating Power from Water

Hydrokinetics: Generating Power from Water

Congress and FERC act to promote the development of hydrokinetic power.

Commerce Department Levies Duties on Chinese Wind Towers

Commerce Department Levies Duties on Chinese Wind Towers

The decision adds to rising tension between the U.S. and China over manufacturing subsidies.

Pennsylvania Utility Regulator Ponders the Future of Energy Efficiency

Pennsylvania Utility Regulator Ponders the Future of Energy Efficiency

Commission seeks public comments as it prepares to extend efficiency programs.

Commission Blasts Outdated Nuclear Waste Management Policy

Commission Blasts Outdated Nuclear Waste Management Policy

Blue ribbon body urges federal government to implement major reforms.

Santorum’s Views on Regulation

Santorum’s Views on Regulation

Republican presidential candidate says he would revoke “irrational” regulation.

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

Fracking holds great promise as a source of U.S. energy.

Harvesting Clean Energy

Harvesting Clean Energy

New source performance standards should include energy efficiency.

DOE Keeps Its Electricity Transmission Siting Authority

DOE Keeps Its Electricity Transmission Siting Authority

DOE decides not to give FERC transmission line siting power under the Federal Power Act.

Week in Review

Week in Review

Regulatory news in review

Regulatory Agencies Plan for Federal Government Shutdown

Regulatory Agencies Plan for Federal Government Shutdown

Agencies show how they would react to a funding hiatus.

Senate Hearing on Appliance Efficiency Standards Sparks Consumer Choice Debate

Senate Hearing on Appliance Efficiency Standards Sparks Consumer Choice Debate

Members of Congress debate consumer choice issues raised by efficiency standards for light bulbs and appliances.

Federal Budget Battle Centers on Regulation

Federal Budget Battle Centers on Regulation

Regulatory agencies’ budgets a focal point in negotiations over government spending.