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U.S. Power Sector Trade Groups Flag Critical Electrical Steel Crunch

Nine trade groups—including four representing the power sector—have urged the Biden administration to prioritize actions that support the domestic production of electrical steel, warning that shortages are contributing to “significant…



NRC Issues License for Holtec’s New Mexico Consolidated Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted Holtec International a license to build and operate a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) for spent nuclear fuel in southeastern New Mexico, despite…


Carbon Capture Key to EPA’s New Power Plant Emissions Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has unveiled new greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for the nation’s power plants, moving to require both existing and new facilities to capture emissions of…


Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative: An Unconstitutional Interstate Compact?

One of the primary objectives of the powerful anti-fossil fuel lobby over the past two decades has been a federally mandated limit on carbon emissions. But the Supreme Court’s recent…


More Than Statistics: Maximizing Value From FERC OE’s Annual Report on Enforcement

Each year, pursuant to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC or Commission) Revised Policy Statement on Enforcement, FERC’s Office of Enforcement (OE) publishes “annual statistical reports” summarizing its enforcement activities…


Financing the Energy Transition: Forging Ahead in the Wake of Silicon Valley Bank

Considering the unfathomable costs of unabated climate change, it stands to reason that even the most elementary investment thesis for the energy transition merits sincere consideration. And with the enormous sums of public and…