Tag Archives: Reliability

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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U.S. and Canada Coordinate on Grid Security; FERC Releases Reliability Primer

Two noteworthy documents addressing grid security and reliability came out earlier this month.  The United States and Canada announced the Joint United States-Canada Electric Grid Security and Resilience Strategy (Joint Strategy), which outlines the two countries’ goals and plans to … Continue reading

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CNAS Recommends a First 100 Days Energy Agenda for Next President

With the 2016 U.S. election just two weeks from today, several organizations have released reports examining the energy-related issues confronting the next president.  Earlier this month the Nicholas Institute at Duke published a report on the energy and environmental issues … Continue reading

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NERC Issues Phase II Reliability Assessment

Last week, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) issued its Phase II assessment of potential reliability impacts of EPA’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP).  While the report acknowledges that there is on-going CPP-related litigation, it assumes, for purposes of … Continue reading

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