Energy and Sustainability
- NewsletterBy Sarah Ladislaw, Zachary CuylerApr 25, 2016
- NewsletterBy Michelle MeltonApr 25, 2016
- NewsletterBy Victor ChaApr 14, 2016
The Saenuri Party’s poor showing in the April 13 General Elections for the 20th National Assembly will be read as a sound defeat for the ruling party and for the Park administration. The results come as a surprise and were inconsistent with the pre-election polling. The 105 seats won by Saenuri falls far short of the 150-160 range expected for the ruling party (122 for Saenuri
- Ohio’s Public Utility Commission Approves Power Purchase Agreements: One Minor Act of a Larger, High-stakes Power Markets DramaCommentaryBy Michelle MeltonApr 13, 2016
On April 1, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) approved rate plans (for the supply and pricing of electric generation service) from regulated utilities American Electric Power Company (AEP) and FirstEnergy Corp. The plans, which are part of the regulatory process for the utilities, both include eight-year power purchase agreements (PPAs).
- NewsletterApr 8, 2016
The Korea Chair team takes a biweekly look back at events of interest in Washington, Seoul, and the region from March 24 - April 6, 2016.
- CommentaryBy Michelle MeltonApr 6, 2016
After a contentious, years-long debate about the role utilities should play in owning electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, California’s Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is set to approve proposals from all of its investor-owned utilities to invest ratepayer money in EV charging infrastructure.
- NewsletterMar 25, 2016
The Korea Chair team takes a biweekly look back at events of interest in Washington, Seoul, and the region from March 10 - March 23, 2016.
- ReportBy Tatiana MitrovaMar 23, 2016
Russia is one of the world’s largest hydrocarbon resource holders, producers, and exporters, but it is undergoing an uncertain economic and energy transition.
- Critical QuestionsBy Sharon Squassoni, Yukari SekiguchiMar 11, 2016
On March 11, 2011, an historic earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan and also caused three reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to experience core meltdowns. Five years later, 99,750 people still cannot return to their hometowns in the Fukushima Prefecture. What are the most significant lessons we can draw from this?
- NewsletterBy Sarah Ladislaw, Lisa Hyland Andrew StanleyMar 10, 2016