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National Academies Report Calls for Coordinated Approach to Improve Power Grid’s Security and Resilience

Last week, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) issued a pre-publication report focused on identifying and developing strategies to increase the power system’s resilience in the face of events that cause large-area, long-term duration blackouts.  The report, … Continue reading

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Department of Energy Asks: What Regulations Would You Repeal?

The DOE has issued a Request for Information that seeks public input on “identifying existing regulations, paperwork requirements and other regulatory obligations” for possible modification or repeal as part of DOE’s implementation of the “One-In, Two-Out” executive order.  That executive … Continue reading

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DOE to Fund Tribal Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects

Yesterday, May 30, 2017, the Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs announced that it has awarded nineteen Tribes funding to implement renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) projects on tribal lands. In its announcement, DOE … Continue reading

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White House Releases Full Budget Proposal for FY 2018 Slashing Departmental Budgets

Building on its earlier “skinny” budget, the White House Office of Management and Budget released today the President’s full budget for Fiscal Year 2018, entitled A New Foundation for American Greatness.  The President’s proposed budget (which will now go to … Continue reading

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DOE to Conduct Study of Electricity Markets’ Impact on Baseload Generation

Last week, Secretary of Energy Rick Perry issued a memo directing his staff to conduct a study examining electricity markets and reliability.  The memo centers around the concern of the erosion of critical baseload resources, particularly coal-fired power generation.  Secretary … Continue reading

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