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“Coal strikes out” versus cheap renewables, but winning on climate may require a policy pinch hitter
Renewable energy is the world's cheapest source of new electricity generation, according to the International Energy Agency. But while cheap renewables means “coal strikes out,” reducing emissions enough to avoid dangerous climate change requires comprehensive policy action.
California Cap-And-Trade Auction Sells Out At Record Price, Most Allowances Ever Sold In One Auction
Today the California Air Resources Board released results for the California-Quebec cap-and-trade program’s fourth quarterly joint auction of carbon allowances for 2017. This snap reaction statement summarizes allocation demand, supply, prices, and revenue, and is attributable to Energy Innovation Director…
Every utility regulatory model has embedded incentives. This list is intended to help state policymakers and other stakeholders pinpoint questions they can ask and answer to explore how incentives from cost of service regulation and performance regulation relate to today’s power system goals.
EI's Chris Busch is quoted in an article discussing the California cap-and-trade market's record-setting fourth carbon allowance auction of 2017.