U.S. Petroleum Demand Dips to Below 2019 Levels Due to COVID-Mitigation Efforts: EIA

U.S. petroleum demand is projected to see a widespread dip for the rest of the 2020 calendar year, according to a July 20 report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The forecast was the conclusion of successive decreases in demand through March and April 2020 primarily as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EIA’s...

EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – FERC’s Updates to Utility Power Procurement Rules Gives States More Say in Rate Setting

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has revised the regulations for implementing a 1978 federal law, which requires electric utilities to purchase power from small power producers. The reforms, intended to reflect changes in the energy markets, mark the first major overhaul to utility power procurement rules under the law, which has spurred the growth of small renewable generators.