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Last Comments Come in on EPA’s CEIP Proposal

On November 1, 2016, the period for public comments closed on EPA’s Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP). Over 100,000 comments were received on EPA’s optional program to encourage early investment in solar and wind renewable-energy generation and efficiency programs in low-income … Continue reading

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State and Tribal Associations Weigh In on CEIP Proposal

Comments have started coming in on the proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) design details.  Here are some highlights: The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) submitted comments taking no position on the merits or legality of the CPP … Continue reading

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Eight States Raise Concerns Over EPA’s Proposed Regional Haze Amendments

On April 25, 2016, EPA proposed revisions to its “Regional Haze Rule.”  Promulgated under the Clean Air Act, this Rule requires states to submit plans to protect visibility at certain federal lands, such as national parks, and to update them … Continue reading

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NARUC Issues Draft Manual on Distributed Energy Resources

Last week, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) released a draft Manual on Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Compensation.  The manual is intended to provide state regulators with possible options for developing policies relating to compensation for DER. The … Continue reading

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FERC Seeks Input on Energy Storage Participation in Regional Markets

It is widely believed that energy storage will be needed in order to increase the penetration of zero-carbon generation into the nation’s energy portfolio.  FERC is seeking information on changes that might be needed to support the integration of storage … Continue reading

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