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power markets


The POWER Interview: Powering Through a Pandemic

It's an unprecedented time for power generators worldwide. Utilities, grid operators, equipment manufacturers, and others working to keep the lights on know that a reliable supply of electricity is more…


Designing an Electric Power System from Scratch

The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) launched its 51st State Initiative in 2014 with a simple question: What if there were no predefined electricity market? No rules. No market designs.…


Obama Administration’s Environmental Rules to Leave Lasting Legacy on Power Sector, Markets

Witnesses at a Congressional hearing raised concerns about the complexity, costs, legality, and feasibility of the 3,900 final rules published by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama administration.…


Byron, Three Mile Island Nuclear Plants at Risk, Exelon Says

Fresh on the heels of its decision to finally move ahead with the long-anticipated retirements of the Quad Cities and Clinton nuclear plants in Illinois, Exelon officials told an Iowa…


Power Industry Policy Flip-Flops

When I started working in the energy industry in 1999, I had a conversation one day with Adam, a researcher who was writing a report for utilities that were marketing…