Between FERC and a Hard Place

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is trying to avoid being drawn into the political battle over the regulatory agenda being pursued by the US EPA against fossil fuel emissions in the wave of new environmental regulations being issued by the agency.   US EPA knows it is only a few votes away from being overturned in Read more about Between FERC and a Hard Place[…]

Is America’s War on Fossil Fuels Even Good Politics?

The conventional wisdom is that the US EPA’s virtual war on fossil fuels especially coal is part of a concerted policy prescription to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save the world from the consequences of global warming, climate crisis or climate change as it has been variously called.  EPA has promulgated rules including the Cross Read more about Is America’s War on Fossil Fuels Even Good Politics?[…]

EPA burned by Proposed Biomass Rules

“We are working to find a way forward that is scientifically sound and manageable for both producers and consumers of biomass energy. In the coming years we will develop a commonsense approach that protects our environment and encourages the use of clean energy. Renewable, homegrown power sources are essential to our energy future, and an Read more about EPA burned by Proposed Biomass Rules[…]

Energy Financial Analytics for What’s Next

I am often asked my views about what will be required to meet the energy market and financial analytics needs for the period ahead.  It is a fair question and many of the market consultants that grew and prospered in the last boom side of the market are gone, are shadows of their former selves Read more about Energy Financial Analytics for What’s Next[…]