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Legal & Regulatory


FERC, energy markets, reliability, natural gas delivery

FERC Regains Full Five Members as Regulatory Fights Loom

The U.S. Senate on Nov. 30 confirmed Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) nominees Allison Clements and Mark Christie, filling out all five seats at the helm of the federal energy…



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…


A Half Century of Environmental Progress

In the late 1960s, the U.S. was facing an environmental crisis. Air pollution was a serious problem in cities across the country (see slideshow), industrial activities and the widespread use…


Global Rush Toward Renewables Faces Challenges

The global trend toward renewable energy is undeniable and commendable. In 2018, 10Power announced that it would work to create commercial-scale solar and energy storage solutions in Haiti. Earlier this…


A Hopeful Narrative for the Nuclear Industry

Although there is only one nuclear power plant construction project in progress today in the U.S., that doesn’t mean the nuclear industry has gone dormant. A lot of research and…


Battle Brewing About California’s Role in Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant Retirement

An assortment of entities have sought to intervene in a complaint alleging that the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) and California state agencies violated bulk power system reliability standards when…