More than one million people move to cities every week, so the shape of urban areas and their transportation networks carry huge consequences for global energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Will these growing cities be sprawling or compact? Will residents rely on cars or alternatives to private vehicles?
After the D.C. Circuit Court’s invalidation of FERC Order 745, how can we pay for demand response?
On October 6th, Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey gave a presentation on energy policy at the Oxford Martin School. The presentation, “How to design policies that can save the planet,” discusses the differences between good and bad policy, delving into detail about the ways to design and implement policy that is feasible, effective, and affordable. […]
It is a common misconception that achieving the world’s shared goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions requires an enormous, coordinated global effort. However, the effects of a variety of climate actions taken on a smaller scale can be combined to produce powerful results, and can often be implemented more quickly and at a lower cost. […]
As Climate Week 2014 draws near, all eyes are on New York City (NYC), the host of this year’s events. And given the recent release of New York’s progressive draft State Energy Plan, “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV), it is perhaps the most appropriate place to hold such discussions about how to create and implement low-carbon solutions.
Earlier this summer, Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey gave a presentation at the Equilibrium Capital Forum, an annual conference that brings together influential figures to discuss investment opportunities in clean energy, green real estate, and natural resource management.
Earlier this week, Energy Innovation’s Director of Research Chris Busch wrote an op-ed for LiveScience describing the dual triumphs occurring in California’s economy and clean-tech sector. The piece discusses a handful of the state’s most innovative clean-tech developments and progressive energy policies that have come about in lock-step with its economic recovery following the recession […]
This post was originally featured on the America’s Power Plan blog. To receive more APP updates, click here to sign up for our monthly newsletter. By Sonia Aggarwal, Eric Gimon, and the experts of America’s Power Plan Q: The new EPA standards for carbon pollution have taken center stage in our state. What can […]
On August 12, mandatory water restrictions were imposed throughout parts of the Bay Area in an effort to minimize the detrimental effects of California’s current drought. Already, the entire state has implemented limitations on outdoor water use, and Governor Jerry Brown has asked that all Californians reduce their water consumption by 20 percent. Two regions […]