Robert Mullin
Deputy Editor / Enterprise
Robert is a former editor with Argus Media, where he oversaw coverage of the U.S. electricity sector, compiled daily power price indexes, and followed developments in the West as a reporter. After a stint writing about California’s cap-and-trade system, he decided to return to the relative simplicity of covering organized energy markets. Robert holds an English degree from Tulane University and a master’s in economics from University College Dublin, where his coursework focused on European integration during the headier days of the project. He lives in Portland, Ore., with his wife, Christina, and son, Henry.

Recent Articles
BPA Stepping up Participation in Pathways Initiative
The Bonneville Power Administration is ramping up its engagement with the West-Wide Governance Pathways Initiative, an executive with the federal power agency said.
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Pathways Participants See ‘Pivotal’ Chance to Build New Kind of RTO
The West faces a “pivotal” opportunity to develop a fresh approach to managing its electricity markets, one that could update RTO governance to better accommodate the public policy.
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FERC Must Apply Mobile-Sierra to Western Soft Cap Refunds, Court Finds
The D.C. Circuit directed FERC to review a series of 2022 orders requiring wholesale electricity sellers in the West to refund a portion of the high prices they earned during an August 2020 heat wave.
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Busy Summer Ahead for Pathways Initiative
Participants in the West-Wide Governance Pathways Initiative face a busy meeting schedule this summer as the group’s leaders look to advance on parallel fronts to develop a Western “regional organization.”
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FERC Rules for CAISO on Capacity Deliverability Rights Complaint
FERC denied a complaint by energy conglomerate Saavi alleging CAISO unlawfully terminated the full capacity deliverability rights for its gas-fired generating unit in Mexico that previously was interconnected with the ISO’s grid.
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