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First Look: Clean Power Plan Replacement

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

Replaces Obama-era regulation of GHGs from the power sector with modest efficiency improvement mandate that will curb GHG emissions by 1.5% below current projected levels by 2030. 

Updated last August 23, 2018
for the 8/20/2018 pre-publication version of the ACE rule.

First Look: FERC Ruling in Calpine v. PJM

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Energy

Affirms that existing PJM capacity market bidding rules must be changed to adequately address subsidized resources, while rejecting two PJM proposals to do so, and suggesting framework around which PJM must adopt new rules.

Updated last August 9, 2018
July 25, 2018

EPA to keep pursuing biofuel changes under new leadership

Reuters – The Environmental Protection Agency’s acting administrator said he would follow up the work of his predecessor to overhaul the nation’s biofuel policy, including pursuing changes strongly opposed by the powerful corn lobby like counting ethanol exports toward annual biofuels quotas.

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