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Hundreds Weigh in on FERC Grid Resiliency Pricing Proposal

Blair Beasley / Blog November 20, 2017

Hundreds of commenters – including power companies, elected officials, environmental groups, labor groups, market operators, and trade associations – have weighed in on the NOPR.

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Grid Rule: Former FERC Commissioners and Stakeholders Weigh In

Energy / October 31, 2017 10:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. ET

Join former commissioners from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and stakeholders as we unpack the proposed grid reliability and resiliency pricing rule under consideration at FERC.

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Honorable to Join BPC as Senior Fellow

Energy / Press Release October 4, 2017

Colette Honorable, former commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), has joined the Bipartisan Policy Center as a senior fellow.

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Stakeholders Discuss Clean Power Plan Compliance Options in the Midcontinent

Erin Smith / Blog November 17, 2015

While not all meeting participants supported the EPA’s regulation, they nonetheless came together to plan ahead and consider different implementation pathways.

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Bipartisan Senate Energy Bill Reflects Many of BPC’s Electric Grid Priorities

Meghan McGuinness / Blog September 30, 2015

Under the leadership of Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Energy Policy Modernization Act passed out of the Senate Energy Committee.

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Licensing Challenges Limit Hydropower’s Potential

Kimberly Dean / Blog July 16, 2015

A proven source of energy for more than 100 years, hydropower accounts for 52 percent of all renewable energy generation in the United States.

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FERC Commissioner Colette Honorable to Headline BPC Workshop

Energy / Press Release May 1, 2015

BPC will host a workshop to delve into the details of designing and implementing an RSV and/or RAM, and FERC’s potential role in implementing these mechanisms.

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Proposed Reliability Mechanisms for the Clean Power Plan

Energy / May 8, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET

BPC hosted a workshop to delve into the details of designing and implementing an RSV and/or RAM, and FERC’s potential role in implementing these mechanisms.

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DOE Proposes Major Reforms to LNG Export Permitting Process

David Rosner / Blog June 12, 2014

On May 29th, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a proposal that would change DOE’s decision-making process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permit applications to countries that do not have free-trade agreements with the United States. Under the proposed procedures, DOE would review LNG export projects based on the order in which applicants complete their respective environmental reviews. This represents a major change from current procedures where DOE reviews export applications based predominantly on the order in which they are received, which is typically before environmental reviews are completed.

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What We’re Reading in BPC’s Energy Project, May 16

Energy / Blog May 19, 2014

The New American System
By Jim Manzi, National Affairs

“There is much talk in Washington now about the need for a new era of American innovation to help us break out of an economic rut. But there is far less understanding of the ways in which these cycles of innovation and stagnation have worked, and so of what might be required to revive our economic prospects. By seeing how we’ve managed, time and again, to remake America into an engine of innovation and prosperity, we can better understand the nature of the challenge we now face, the character of the opportunities we may have for addressing it, and the kinds of responses that are most likely to work.”

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