Frontlines & Op-Ed
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.
Back to the Future
Many early electric utilities based their business models partly on electric transportation growth.
ICC Chair Sheahan on Innovation Taskforce
Illinois Commerce Commission Chairman Brien Sheahan on the value of recognizing and embracing innovation.
Public Policy Perspective
We will almost certainly see a more electrified economy with less dependency on fossil fuels to meet future direct-energy demands.
Electric Industry Gets a New Vibe
A hundred years from now, who among today’s innovators will be revered for remaking this industry?