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The Energy Optimist Podcast: What Is Energy Regulation, and Why Should I Care?



Listen to IREC's premier podcast episode.

Energy–primarily in the form of electricity and gas–has become a fundamental support system for every aspect of our lives. We can’t live without it, and in many ways, we can’t sustainably live with it. The way we regulate energy has profound impacts on our environment, our communities, and our future. If you’re new to energy policy, today’s episode will give you a primer on the energy system: what it is, how it’s regulated, and who the major players are, and we’ll highlight some of the biggest challenges. And then, we’ll answer the question, why should we be optimistic? Because hope is not optional.

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