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How FERC Order 2222 Will Bring the Power of Choice to Consumers

On a recent visit to my local hardware store, I was struck by all the products on display to help manage my energy needs. The store had LED light bulbs,…


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…


Texas Launches Probe of Power Companies After Blackouts

The fallout from the severe weather that crippled the power grid in Texas and other states over the past week continues, as officials grapple with what went wrong and who…


Fending Off Forced Power Plant Outages

The changing profile of the power system has added new stressors on conventional power generation and may have raised the potential for forced outages. Addressing them requires a closer look…


FERC Signals Green Light on Carbon Pricing to Help Reduce Emissions

The body that regulates the interstate transmission of oil, electricity, and natural gas has signaled its willingness to approve regional grid operator plans that incorporate carbon pricing into their rate…