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DOE  Launches Program to Demonstrate Advanced Nuclear Reactors Within 5 Years

Bolstered by $230 million in Congressionally appropriated funding, the Department of Energy (DOE) has officially launched the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program (ARDP) to help U.S.-based private developers of advanced nuclear…


Maximizing the Solar ITC Phaseout: Lessons from Wind

Every company invested in our nation’s clean energy transition is aware that 2019 is the last year that solar energy can take advantage of the 30% Investment Tax Credit (ITC)…


A Renewed Congressional Focus on Investigating the Energy Industry

COMMENTARY On April 11, eight utility companies and a law firm received investigative letters from the House Energy and Commerce Committee (E&C). Each letter sought detailed documents and internal communications…


Trump Acts on Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Against EMP Threats

President Trump has signed an executive order (EO) to boost coordination for and national resilience against electromagnetic pulse (EMP) threats—both from nuclear warfare and natural events like solar superstorms. The action…


DOE and FERC Mull Incentivizing Cybersecurity, Physical Security of Power and Gas Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) want to explore how federal and state authorities could incentivize cybersecurity and physical security in the power and…