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U.S. Energy Law: Electricity

The focus of this guide is federal regulation of electricity.

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Useful keywords for searching within library catalogs, databases, and websites for information related to electricity law include:

[Note: Using " " will retrieve content containing an exact phrase.]

  • "battery storage"
  • "clean energy"
  • "demand response"
  • "distributed energy" / "distributed generation"
  • "electric grid" / "smart grid"
  • "electricity regulation"
  • "energy efficiency" / "electricity reliability"
  • "energy security"
  • "energy storage"
  • generation / transmission / distribution
  • "grid resiliency"
  • "integrated grid"
  • microgrid / "mini grids" / "shared microgrids" / "multi-user microgrids" / MUMs
  • "negative emission technologies" / NETs
  • "net metering"
  • "performance-based ratemaking" / PBR
  • "power purchase agreements" / PPAs / "power purchase contracts"
  • "project finance" / "qualifying facilities"
  • "public utility" / "public utilities"
  • renewables / "renewable energy" / "renewable portfolio standards"
  • "underground transmission systems"