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electricity

Heath Knakmuhs

It’s time once again for one of our most interesting annual features – our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices.  Similar to past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent calendar year price

Dan Byers

EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) has been on quite the roller coaster ride since it was first announced in June 2014.

Stephen Eule

Heath Knakmuhs

Since February 3, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)--one of the essential pieces of our nation’s energy puzzle-- has been hobbled, and the time is now to get it back working again.

Stephen Eule

Well, it’s that time of year again when the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) gets out its crystal ball and peers into the future.

Heath Knakmuhs

Without question, solar is a beneficial and growing component of America’s secure and diverse energy future.  In fact, miraculous advancements in technology have continued to reduce the costs of electricity generated from the sun, spurring a

Heath Knakmuhs

Over the past few months, we have demonstrated how outdated net metering policies shift grid costs away from customers with rooftop solar panels to those without such installations.  Due to this cost shift, utility regulators in states such as Maine, Pennsylvania, and elsewhere are reexamining their net metering policies to reduce the inequitable cost shifting perpetuated by antiquated net metering policies. 

Heath Knakmuhs

Should you care about net metering?  Whether you are interested in solar energy or not, the answer is YES. 

Christopher Guith

Europe has so many historical and cultural wonders that even the reddest of red-blooded Americans can find something European to be envious of.  After all, it was Europeans who gave us Led Zeppelin, pizza, and beer and personally, I think it’s high time we consider adopting the siesta as a nation

Christopher Guith

Sitting here in late September 2016, it’s pretty difficult to imagine what the U.S.