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The Electric Power Show

Welcome to the Electric Power Show, the program that keeps you plugged into the latest developments in the utility sector. Check here for new episodes every other week or follow us on iTunes and Stitcher.


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    EPS Ep. 12: An on-the-ground account of coal ash pollution in Texas

    The most contaminated coal ash site in the country offers a firsthand look at the waste's impact on land and where that leaves federal regulations.

    By Catherine Morehouse • May 8, 2019
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    Brian Tucker, Industry Dive

    EPS Ep. 11: Cybersecurity with Richard Mroz and guest host Naomi Eide

    Utility executives consistently name cybersecurity as the most pressing issue facing their companies. How can they fend off the hacks? Former New Jersey regulator Richard Mroz and CIO Dive Senior Editor Naomi Eide break it down.

    By April 16, 2019
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    EPS Ep. 10: PJM CEO Andy Ott talks reserve market reform and winter reliability

    The CEO of the nation's largest wholesale power market says a new round of reforms will better compensate power plants for reliability services they offer every day.

    By March 25, 2019
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    EPS Ep. 9: DOE renewables chief vows support for office amid proposed budget cuts

    Assistant Secretary Dan Simmons used to work for an organization that advocated the elimination of the office he currently heads. Now he says he supports DOE's renewable energy mission.

    By March 19, 2019
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    EPS Ep. 8: 'The coal bailout no one is talking about' with Joe Daniel of UCS

    Customers are subsidizing coal plants with more than a billion dollars a year, the Union of Concerned Scientists analyst says, thanks to market rules that allow monopoly-owned plants to choose when they generate electricity.

    By March 6, 2019
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    EPS Ep. 7: Demystifying the Green New Deal with Greg Carlock

    The Data for Progress research director says non-renewable resources and market-based policies can have a role in a Green New Deal — as long as they serve the aims of deep decarbonization and economic justice. 

    By Feb. 20, 2019
  • EPS Ep. 6: The toxic legacy of coal ash in Tennessee

    A decade after the worst coal ash spill in U.S. history, Nashville Public Radio reporter Shalina Chatlani talks about its continuing impacts on residents and the Tennessee Valley Authority.

    By Feb. 4, 2019
  • EPS Ep. 5: The Utility Dive team on power trends to watch in 2019

    Renewables are competitive, states are poised to enact ambitious energy policies and the Trump administration is still mulling a plant bailout. Iulia Gheorghiu and Catherine Morehouse join EPS to lay out the top issues of 2019.

    By Jan. 17, 2019
  • EPS Ep. 4: Travis Kavulla on combating bailouts and the 'pernicious alliance' between greens and utilities

    The former Montana utility regulator recently moved to a Washington think tank to build the "leading right-of-center program on electric policy."

    By Jan. 10, 2019
  • Electric Power Show Ep. 3: PUCO Chair Haque's 'conservative approach to progressive utility policy'

    Gavin Bade speaks with Asim Haque, chairman of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, on the origins of the coal and nuclear bailout debate and how to guide a progressive utility policy in a state without robust clean energy goals.

    By Dec. 13, 2018
  • Electric Power Show Ep. 2: PJM CEO Andy Ott says 'the game has changed'

    The CEO of the nation's largest wholesale power market talks fuel security, plant bailouts, capacity markets and how state policy preferences are putting stress on the market's founding principles. 

    By Nov. 28, 2018
  • Electric Power Show Ep. 1: Everybody loves energy storage

    Utility Dive's new podcast explores how the Energy Storage Association is navigating the polarized politics of Washington. We also offer midterm election analysis. 

    By Nov. 12, 2018