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Live Updates: Power-Related Regulatory Responses to COVID-19
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Federal regulators with oversight over U.S. power matters have issued a series of actions over recent weeks to respond to the potentially devastating impact that COVID-19, the new coronavirus, could…


Oklo Submits First Non-LWR Combined License Application to NRC

Oklo, developer of the 1.5-MW Aurora micro-reactor, has submitted the first-ever combined license application (COLA) for an advanced non-light water reactor (LWR) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The move…


Structural Effects of Climate Change on the Utility Business

COMMENTARY Developers and other sellers of electricity have traditionally viewed utilities as creditworthy counterparties. Utilities are longstanding institutions that provide a public service and receive a regulated rate of return.…


Hydrocarbon Molecules Know No Borders: The U.S.-Mexico Natural Gas Dilemma

COMMENTARY Natural gas traders once spoke of the North American continent as a potential seamless natural gas trading market, where market synergies could be perfected and hydrocarbon molecules could flow…


What's Driving the Rise of Behind-the-Meter Distributed Energy Resources

COMMENTARY A substantial shift in implementation of distributed energy resources (DERs) is on the horizon with the collision of new technologies and higher energy demand. Innovation is spawning an abundance…