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Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability


Committee Newsletters

Vol. 3, No. 1 - June 2016

Joint issue with the Government and Private Sector Innovation Committee

In this issue:

Editor Introduction
Douglas Canter...1

The Clean Power Plan and Interstate Trading Programs
Ivan London, Tom Lee, and Jeremy Fancher...4

Life Preserver: How Public-Private Partnerships Are Saving Municipal Water and Sewer Systems
Devin T. Ryan...12

Bottom-Up Brownfields Through Municipal Land Banking
Jessica A. Chiavara...15

Public-private Partnerships in California Water Infrastructure
Jordan R. Sisson...16

Clean Line Transmission Project: Signs of a New Beginning or Evidence of a Troubled Past in Grid Modernization
Nawa Arsala...18

Supreme Court Affirmance of FERC’s Demand Response Rule May Strengthen FERC’s Power to Regulate Wholesale Utilities
Rebecca E. Smith...21

Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability Chair Message
Roger Feldman and Jason D. Gellman...24

Government and Private Sector Innovation Chair Message
Doug Canter and Jessica Chiavara...25

Vol. 2, No. 2 - July 2014

In this issue:

An Energy Policy in “FITs” and Starts: Using Feed-in Tariffs to Encourage the Large-scale Deployment of Distributed Renewable Energy Systems
Frank Piccininni and Adam Preller ... 1

Power Generators and the Minimum Offer Price Rule
Jeff Gray ... 4

Silica Regulations: The Latest Problem for the Hydraulic Fracturing Industry?
Barclay Nicholson ... 8

Vol. 2, No. 1 - February 2014

In this issue:

Message from the Chair
Jeffrey M. Gray…1

A Recent Consumer-Based Complaint Before FERC
Christina Baker, PE, JD…1

Will Electric Vehicles Consolidate Ontario’s Fragmented LDC Sector?
Thomas J. Timmins and Raj Grewal…4

Preemption in the Wholesale Electricity Capacity Markets
Jeffrey M. Gray, PhD…7

Vol. 1, No. 1 - July 2013

In This Issue:

Oregon Weighs Potential Conflicts Between Energy Development and Arable Lands
David J. Petersen . . . 1

The Endangered Species Act Flexes Its “Mussel” over Hydraulic Fracturing Sites
Jennifer Cornejo and Corinne Snow . . . 4

The Ongoing Need for Uniform State and Local Regulation of Pennsylvania’s Energy Infrastructure
Christopher Nestor and David Overstreet . . . 6

Environmental Implications of Solar Facilities on Federal Lands
Linda M. Bullen . . . 8

Scoping Environmental Contingencies: Pre-Construction Planning to Avoid Time Delays and Cost Overruns
Andrew L. Fono . . . 11

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