Which Do You Like Better: Clean Energy & Your Money or PJM's Proposed Capacity Market Reforms?

Imagine the Lord of the Rings gone wrong. That's how NRDC's Jennifer Chen describes PJM's proposed capacity market reforms, designed in reaction to last winter's Polar Vortex. by Jennifer Chen, NRDC In response to last winter’s Polar Vortex, which stressed much of our nation’s power grid, PJM, the grid operator for 61 million customers in 13 … [Read more...]

Upholding FERC Order 1000 Unlocks Efficiency and Spurs Clean Energy Solutions

FERC Order 1000, which opens the way for more clean energy, is in the news again following a favorable court ruling.  EDF's Michael Panfil explains. Late last week, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed an important Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order, giving the Agency a big win and aiding in the promise of a cleaner, smarter, … [Read more...]

The New Power Couple: Energy Efficiency + Demand Response

Move over Bill and Hillary. An even more electrifying power couple is emerging: Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, or EE and DR as their fans call them. EE and DR may not be well-known beyond the world of energy geeks, but their pairing was the focus of intriguing discussion last week in Washington, D.C. at the National Summit on Integrating … [Read more...]