Energy Efficiency under EPA’s Final Clean Power Plan.
State PUCs take on EPA and its Clean Power Plan.
A hedging strategy for sec. 111(d).
Diversifying Utility Regulation: State regulators voice opinions as mixed as the nation’s geography.
Exploring the cap-and-invest option.
How EPA can establish a U.S. GHG Program for the Electricity Sector.
Climate policy heats up after the Great Recession.
Building a model that works across states and programs.
ISO New England develops the nation’s first multistate long-term forecast of energy-efficiency savings.
How we got here and what to expect.
New air quality regulations, including the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, have prompted substantial investments in emission control upgrades. But a series of additional standards—for mercury, toxins, cooling water and ash residue—are driving delays and shutdowns in the coal-fired power fleet. Investment decisions depend on a clear understanding of where EPA is headed, and how the new regulations will affect generators’ costs—and market prices.
(May 2011) Florida Power & Light unveils hybrid solar power plant; SECO selects Sensus for smart grid technology; Lockheed to implement Con Edison energy efficiency programs; Elster partners with SAIC to deliver comprehensive smart grid solutions; Columbia Power Technologies deploys wavepower prototype system; plus contracts and announcements from GE, Siemens, Verizon Wireless, DT, Xcel, Tenaska Solar and others.