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Is It Safe to Invest in Mexican Energy Projects?

In late 2013, Mexico embarked on a path to transform its energy markets. Then-President Enrique Peña-Nieto oversaw constitutional reforms that ended state-run monopolies, and opened Mexico’s power market to competition…



Power Co-op Files Bankruptcy After $2.1 Billion ERCOT Bill

The group considered Texas' oldest and largest electricity cooperative has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying it can't pay money wanted by the state's grid operator in connection with…


Blockchain and Energy Innovation Marches On

Even in a pandemic, energy innovators are developing blockchain technology to implement powerful changes. From automating crude oil trading to amplifying the impact of renewable energy sources, innovations harnessing blockchain…


THE BIG PICTURE: EPA Regulatory Roundup

Over its 50-year history, several rules issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have reshaped the power sector. But for at least a few modern rules, the road has…


EPA Changes Closure Requirements in Coal Ash Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on July 29 finalized several changes to the regulations for disposal of coal combustion residuals (CCRs), or coal ash, from electric utilities. The changes…


Judge Approves PG&E Bankruptcy Exit

A federal judge in California has approved Pacific Gas & Electric’s plan to exit bankruptcy, clearing the way for the utility to compensate victims of a series of wildfires in…