President Trump has signed a sweeping executive order aimed to undo multiple climate regulations and agency actions that potentially burden the development of domestically produced energy resources. The most noted action of the order is a review of the Clean Power Plan, a central piece of the Obama administration’s climate agenda. The order also lifts the moratorium on federal coal leasing and calls for a review of existing regulations, including those governing hydraulic fracturing and methane emissions, which could signiﬁcantly impact the oil and gas industry in the long term.Details
Results of California’s February 2017 quarterly carbon auction continue to reflect overall market volatility over the past year, due to the ambiguity over the post-2020 cap-and-trade program and pending litigation over the program’s legality. A resolution of legal uncertainties and clarity over the future direction of the cap-and-trade program will increase market activity as participants perceive greater certainty.Details
EnerKnol’s Founder and CEO, Angelique Mercurio will be among the panelists of the Women’s Energy Network Greater New York City Chapter Discussion Series. The event is in partnership with Vinson & Elkins. The panel will discuss the new administration and its potential impact on the energy sector. For more information and registration please click here…...
EnerKnol’s Visual Primer – New York Begins Transition from Net Metering to Value-Based Compensation for DER
The New York State Public Service Commission has issued an order adopting a new Value Stack pricing mechanism to compensate distributed energy resources in a more accurate and granular manner. The order marks an important ﬁrst step in moving beyond net metering to a compensation structure that considers location and environmental beneﬁts that were previously not quantiﬁed.Details