How much energy should/could be electrified?
Frontlines & Op-Ed
Further electrifying wouldn’t make sense if cleanliness in its production, and efficiency in its usage, had been purchased with electricity’s essential advantages as payment.
Era of the Paris Agreement
As renewables have become cheaper, it is now economical for developing nations to opt for clean power over fossil fuel generation.
An Independent Agency?
The DOE proposal pushes FERC into a potential mid-life crisis.
Touchy-Feely, Sure. Essential, For Sure!
When leaders honor innovators’ passion and inventiveness, they encourage the creative culture they so want for their organizations.
No National Consensus
The importance of the expert regulator applying scientific regulation is still paramount.
On Sept. 20, Enough Commissioners Convene
Maybe people forgot FERC meets monthly, when there’s enough commissioners.
Electric Vehicles are Coming
Utility control over EV chargers, tariffs and time of use rates could help avoid localized problems.
A Region in Trouble
We assess the recent past and current state of the U.S. coal industry, with emphasis on Appalachia.
Lower Bills Enrich Us and the U.S.
Consider the implications: the cost of electric service is at or near its historic low.