Policy Blueprint for a Renewable Energy Future: America’s Power Plan

Sep 19, 2013 by Carl Zichella There is a deep irony at work in the intersection of energy and the environment. The biggest threat to our planet is climate change, caused in large part by our profligate use of energy. And one of the biggest solutions is to de-carbonize our electricity system by building renewable energy projects, linked to cities and large…

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FERC: Leveling the Power Transmission “Playing Field”

Sep 17, 2013 by Allison Clements As the Senate considers confirming Ron Binz as the next chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), rhetoric is heating up and putting the independent regulatory agency in a place it is uncharacteristically but increasingly finding itself these days – the spotlight. In recent weeks, a few special interests have attempted to paint Binz, and…

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