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February 22, 2024
Cybersecurity Baselines for Electric Distribution Systems and DER
The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) has partnered with the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a set of cybersecurity baselines for electric distribution systems and the distributed energy resources (DERs) that conn
February 22, 2024
NEVI Formula Program Brief for State Public Utility Commissions
The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program (NEVI program) is a funding opportunity for all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL). The NEVI program in
February 20, 2024
Certified Natural Gas: Primer, Regulatory Landscape, and Contributions Toward a Low-Carbon Future
Utility customers are key stakeholders in the growing CNG market. As the regulators overseeing the affordability, reliability, and safety of utility services by setting just and reasonable rates, state PUCs will play a major role in the future of the
February 20, 2024
Mitigating Stranded Asset Risks to Utility Customers: An Exploration of Securitization and Retiring Coal Generation
A product of the DOE-NARUC Coal Modernization and Carbon Management Partnership
November 8, 2023
Fusion Centers and State Energy Stakeholders: Pathways to Robust Threat Information Sharing
This mini guide explores the current landscape of threat information sharing between fusion centers and state energy stakeholders. Based on interviews with a sampling of key stakeholders, from public utility commissions (PUCs), state energy offices (
November 8, 2023
Grid Data Sharing Playbook
In 2022, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) launched an initiative to support its members in addressing issues related to grid data sharing. The Grid Data Sharing Collaborative was funded by the DOE’s Office of Elect
November 6, 2023
Nuclear Generation in Long-Term Utility Resource Planning: A Review of Integrated Resource Plans and Considerations for State Utility Regulators
As advanced nuclear technologies mature, electric utilities are considering the role of advanced nuclear in their generation portfolios and IRPs. Through the IRP process, regulated utilities convey long-term generation investment decisions to state u
October 31, 2023
Energy Resilience Reference Guide for State Utility Regulators Chapter Three: Climate Resilience Strategies for Regulators
Highlights key themes and regulatory considerations for addressing energy system resilience for specific climate-related threats.
August 17, 2023
State Microgrid Policy, Programmatic, and Regulatory Framework
NARUC-NASEO Microgrids State Working Group
June 27, 2023
Onshore U.S. Carbon Pipeline Deployment: Siting, Safety, and Regulation, June 2023
Report by NARUC and authored by Public Sector Consultants exploring barriers and opportunities for the deployment of carbon capture, utilization and storage technology.
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