Press Release

DOE Price Intervention Rule Misses Its Intended Mark

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the Department of Energy’s proposed price intervention rule. The analysis finds that while there is little in the proposed regulation that would lead to a higher valuation of reliability or resiliency, the rule risks arbitrarily increasing the price of coal and nuclear power. The analysis concludes that while there currently is a real problem in compensating reliable electricity sources, any proposal seeking to place a value on resiliency or reliability should better define those aspects, otherwise the policy would merely further distort markets.
Click here to read the analysis.