Author Archives: Jeff Bayne

New Website Aggregates North American Energy Information

The North American Cooperation on Energy Information (NACEI) has launched a new website that brings together energy-related data, maps, and analysis from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.  NACEI was developed out of a 2014 memorandum of understanding on energy information … Continue reading

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Rhode Island Issues Report on New Regulatory Framework to Modernize the Grid

Rhode Island was already among the top ten most active states in terms of grid modernization efforts in the third quarter of 2017, and it is now poised to tackle the issue more broadly.  Earlier this month, Rhode Island state … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Issue Climate Science Special Report

Last week, the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a report entitled Climate Science Special Report: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume I (NCA4).  USGCRP consists of thirteen federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Energy, EPA, the Department … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Focus on Cybersecurity Threats Facing Energy Sector

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a joint Technical Alert entitled Advanced Persistent Threat Activity Targeting Energy and Other Critical Infrastructure Sectors.  The Technical Alert focuses on potential cyber threat targets … Continue reading

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EPA Proposes to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

UPDATED 11.14.2017 The proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan has been published in the Federal Register, 82 Fed. Reg 48,035.  In addition, an extension of the comment deadline has been published in the Federal Register, 82 Fed. Reg. 51,787.  … Continue reading

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