January 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
In remarkably good news for the US energy industry, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has unanimously rejected a proposal by the country's Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, which essentially sought to subsidise coal and nuclear energy.
December 12th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
US Energy Secretary Rick Perry has granted the country's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 30 more days to review his proposal to bail out the coal and nuclear industry's at the same time that The Washington Post has obtained material that shows Perry may be acting at the behest of the coal industry.
October 11th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
At the end of September, US Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry formally proposed to the country's Federal Energy Regulatory Commission the propping-up and subsidization of the coal and nuclear industries, but immediate and subsequent commentary suggest that Secretary Perry won't be having things all his way.
August 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The Sierra Club announced Monday that it has sued the US Department of Energy over the department's continued delays in providing information regarding the grid study Secretary Rick Perry directed the department to conduct into the reliability of the US electricity grid with increased levels of renewable energy.
June 20th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Two months after newly-minted US Energy Secretary Rick Perry sought answers about the reliability and market rules of the US electricity grid, a new report by Analysis Group has concluded that there is simply no evidence that the changing mix of the United States' electricity sector will affect system reliability.
May 17th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A group of four national business groups representing US renewable energy interests submitted materials to the US Energy Secretary Rick Perry in an attempt to inform him of the importance and value of renewable energy sources and their contribution to protecting electricity reliability.