Introduction --Energy facility siting --Oil and gas extraction --Energy transportation : accessibility, reliability, and cybersecurity --Environmental regulation of energy production and use --Energy financing, incentives, and mandates --Energy markets --Energy imports and exports --Grid modernization and distributed generation.
"This book provides an...understanding of the major components of energy systems, energy infrastructure, and energy markets and the laws that guide their development. It covers all major energy policy sectors including oil and gas extraction, electricity regulation, renewable energy development, and regulation of vehicles and transportation fuels. The book is timely--describing rapidly changing policy in environmental regulation such as hydraulic fracturing, planning for electric transmission lines, state carbon reduction and clean energy mandates, and natural gas and oil exports. It also places these recent developments in the context of the many long-lasting policies that created current energy infrastructure and markets."--