Tag: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Energy Economics

Federal Regulator Calls For Closer Look At Carbon Pricing: Why That Matters

June 26, 2020

Via: Forbes

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently announced plans to hold a technical conference on carbon pricing in wholesale electric power markets in late September. This decision comes after a diverse coalition of private energy interests petitioned FERC to carefully […]

Energy Economics

US winning on climate, economics and freedom thanks to natural gas

July 3, 2019

Via: Forbes

The Department of Energy recently approved additional export volumes of natural gas through the Freeport liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Texas, a move that promises environmental and economic benefits for the nation. Critics of natural gas mocked the decision […]

News and Policies, State

Concerns About Summer Reliability in Texas and California Persist

May 24, 2018

Via: Power Magazine

Higher-than-average temperatures forecast for much of the U.S. this summer won’t affect reliability in most regions, though concerns remain for Texas and Southern California, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Presenting the “Summer 2018 Energy Market and Reliability […]

News and Policies, U.S.

American Petroleum Institute – API welcomes effort to strengthen U.S. energy infrastructure, create jobs, benefit consumers

September 21, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

API today (9/20) welcomed the introduction of bipartisan legislation that would increase certainty, transparency, and efficiency in the permitting process for natural gas pipelines at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). S. 1844, the Coordinating Interagency Review of Natural Gas […]

News and Policies, State

Why This Impending Bailout for Ohio Coal Plants is Bad News for America

April 25, 2016

Via: Energy Collective

Wait – Ohio utility regulators did what? The $6-billion bailout of uneconomical coal and nuclear plants is bad enough. But the decision by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to let two power companies saddle ratepayers with their bad debt […]