Regulation & Legislation
Electric Power

Renewables Could Cost U.S. Utilities Up to $48 Billion by 2025

Continued growth of distributed energy resources and energy efficiency measures could cause significant demand disruption and drive down utilities’ revenues by between $18 billion and $48 billion annually in the U.S. and €61 billion (about US$75 billion) per year in Europe by 2025, a recent Accenture report showed.

Margins & Economics

Enough D5, D6 RINs Could Roll Over If Proposed RVO Sticks

The rate of Renewable Identification Number generation in the first three quarters of 2014 shows that there will be more than enough advanced biofuel (D5) and conventional renewable-fuel (D6) RINs for rollover into 2015 if the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sticks to its proposed reduction in the 2014 renewable volume obligations, a recent analysis by University of Illinois economist Nick Paulson showed.

Transportation & Logistics