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Posted By: Rasika Athawale - Research Manager, Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental Policy
On: March 30, 2015
The electricity industry is undergoing rapid changes in response to policy push as an outcome from climate change concerns and disruption pull from products and solutions such as distributed energy resources and demand response. It is an exciting and challenging time for utilities, technology providers, regulators, policymakers, investors as well  more...
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Posted By: Suzanne Jones - Vice President, Association of Energy Services Professionals
On: March 26, 2015
Energy efficiency must play a key role in state plans to implement an EPA rule created to cut carbon pollution, and should be fully integrated into the state’s overall compliance plans, an expert panel told attendees of the Association for Energy Services Professionals annual meeting this week. In June 2014,  more...
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Posted By: Rick Shumard , Steve Schneider
On: February 9, 2015
The critical infrastructure protection (CIP) standard for physical security measures (CIP-014-1) from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and became effective on Jan. 26, 2015. FERC approved the standard on Nov. 20, nearly nine months after it directed NERC  more...
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Posted By: Paul DeCotis , Will McNamara
On: November 7, 2014
The authors would like to thank Nimish Puri, Alex Frank, and Emily McGavisk for their research and insights to this writing. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) is more than 1,600 pages long and difficult to navigate. Since EPA delegated authority to the states for  more...
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Posted By: Ernest Norsworthy
On: July 30, 2014
Some in the electric power transmission business must wonder if it makes political sense to follow the administration's lead and at least pay lip service to their green initiatives (mainly solar and wind) and to denigrate our basic resource of long-time availability, coal. The cheapest, TVA found out, was falling  more...
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Posted By: Sheldon Zakreski - Director of Programs, The Climate Trust
On: July 9, 2014
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently issued a proposal for the first-ever national protections from dangerous carbon pollution from existing power plants. The EPA plans to utilize section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act to regulate the electricity sector’s abundant greenhouse gas emissions and effectively set a nationwide carbon  more...
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Posted By: Dr. Marc Lamoureux
On: June 16, 2014
Internal controls are becoming a crucial part of business processes to achieve NERC reliability standard compliance objectives. An internal control program may consist of processes, practices, policies, procedures and activities that an organization employs to comply with reliability standards that address risks associated with the reliable operation of its business.  more...
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Posted By: Brian S. Heslin - Charlotte, N.C.-Based Member, Moore & Van Allen
On: February 28, 2014
Several months ago we discussed the lack of coordination between the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") regarding energy market enforcement activities.  See our previous post: Barriers to Cooperation between the CFTC and FERC Hinder Investigations into Energy Market Manipulation - A Legislative Fix  more...
Posted By: Sarah Battaglia - Copywriter, NRG Business
On: February 26, 2014
Most people that deal with energy have heard of a deregulated electricity market.  Still, many find it difficult to differentiate it from a regulated market.  It can be a challenging concept to understand, but I’m here to explain the confusing parts and fill in any blanks.  The difference between the  more...
Posted By: Denise Bode - Energy Practice Leader, Cornerstone Government Affairs
On: February 12, 2014
Whenever we enter a new year, it's always all about getting in shape. Turning the page on the calendar is about new beginnings and it's no different when it comes to this country's energy and environment outlook. With Congress unable to move much legislation, the Administration's energy and environment agenda  more...

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