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Nevada Rate Change Signals the Start of Larger Utilities Battle

May 24, 2016 News

A utility commission decision—criticized for discouraging solar energy—highlights challenges facing the electricity sector.

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NRC Staff Push Agency to Address Escalating Safety Concerns

Apr 28, 2016 Opinion

A recent petition filed by government workers reveals the extent of a growing nuclear safety design problem.

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Supreme Court Mulls Price of Not Using Power

Nov 11, 2015 News

Electricity regulator wants strong incentive to conserve, but one business group says the government is overreaching.

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Using the Constitution to Promote Renewable Energy

Jun 30, 2015 Analysis

Legal scholars argue that the Constitution requires states to consider regional energy needs.

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Chilean Government Proposes Enhancements to Gas Regulation

Apr 21, 2015 News

Bill would take steps to modernize regulatory framework of Chile's natural gas industry.

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FERC Demand Response Resource Order May Be Heading to the Supreme Court

Jan 22, 2015 Opinion

An invalidated agency order aimed at updating the power industry is seeking new life.

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The Nuclear Option for Reducing Climate Change

Dec 18, 2014 Analysis

Debate reignites over whether nuclear energy is an important tool or a costly mistake.

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Experts Debate EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Rule

Dec 15, 2014 PPR News

PPR seminar focuses on controversial proposed rule aimed at combatting climate change.

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Learning from Advocacy for Energy Efficient Building Codes

Sep 4, 2014 Opinion

Innovative approaches to energy efficient buildings can inform how to make progress in other regulatory areas, even in tough times.

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Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Feb 13, 2014 Analysis

Presidential memo requires agencies to obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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