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It is no secret that New York has become openly hostile to energy infrastructure.

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As we discussed earlier this month, Energy Innovates is the Global Energy Institute’s n

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While Silicon Valley is synonymous with “innovation” in our increasingly digital economy, today’s energy industry has been busy researching, developing, and building tomorrow’s future.  These advanced technologies are being implemented in cities, towns, and neighborhoods all across the country.  

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One of our most popular annual features is our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices.  As in past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent full year price data released by the

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Bell bottoms, vinyl records, and black and white televisions were all common back in the 1970s.  While there was nothing wrong with these commonplace items back then, they each are viewed as a bit out of step with today’s styles and modern technologies. 

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 Back in June 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency issued its proposed regulations to address greenhouse gas emissions from electric generating units, or EGUs.  A little over a year later, this proposal was finalized as the so-called Clean Power Plan (CPP).  A flawed process from the beginni

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For the first time in two long years, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has reached its full, five-member complement following the swearing in of the new FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre this month.

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It has been two years since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) enjoyed its full complement of five commissioners to deliberate and decide some of the most pressing energy issues facing our nation.  Luckily, the long wait for a full FERC is nearly over.

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New Report Demonstrates the Value of Our Diverse Energy Mix

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Earlier this year, the Secretary of Energy requested a report from the Department examining the nation’s electricity grid.  After months of speculation, rampant rumors, leaked drafts, and grossly premature prognostications, the Department of Energy (DOE) this week released  a report very much ref

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