Press Archive

With GM’s Announcement, U.S. Is Moving Forward On Electric Vehicles

EI analysis is cited in an article discussing how announcements by major automakers show that the U.S. is moving toward an electric vehicle future.

California Cap-And-Trade Auction Sets Record Price

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.

Final California-Quebec Carbon Auction Of 2017 Sells Out At Huge Premium Despite Heftier Supply

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.

“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.

The Best Defense Is A Good Offense: Five Opportunities For Renewable Energy Developers Under Trump

Renewable energy developers can grow despite the Trump Administration’s policy proposals by taking advantage of five energy sector trends being opened up by clean energy economics.

Proposed Bailout of Coal and Nuclear Is Trump Admin’s Attempt to Save Dying Industries

EI’s analysis of the DOE cost-recovery proposal is cited in an article discussing the Trump Administration’s efforts to rescue coal and nuclear.

What Delhi Can Learn From Other Cities In The World?

EI CEO Hal Harvey is interviewed by Bloomberg Quint on how Delhi and other cities in India can reduce air pollution through regulation and electrified transportation.

Proposed Coal And Nuclear Bailout Roundly Condemned In FERC Comments

EI’s NOPR cost analysis is featured in an article summarizing final comments made to FERC by energy industry stakeholders.

Emissions Fall Under California’s Cap-And-Trade Program

EI’s Chris Busch is quoted in an article discussing how emissions reductions in California under the state’s cap-and-trade program could slow auction demand.

Emissions Fell Last Year. That’s Good News For Gov. Brown

EI’s Chris Busch is quoted in an article discussing why California’s statewide emissions fell nearly 5% in 2016 as its economy grew in size.

Iowa Utility Seeks Millions For Grid, But Offers Few Details

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal is quoted in an article discussing an Iowa utility’s proposal to spend $1 billion on grid modernization and rate-base the cost recovery.

Who Needs A NOPR? Seven Ways To Make Wholesale Power Markets More Reliable

EI’s white paper outlining how increasing grid flexibility can improve electricity reliability and power market economics is featured in a Utility Dive article.

Rick Perry’s Coal And Nuclear Subsidy Could Cost The U.S. Economy $10.6 Billion Per Year

Research shows Rick Perry’s coal and nuclear subsidy proposal could cost $10.6 billion per year, and would overwhelmingly flow to roughly 10 companies and 90 power plants.

Coal, Nuclear Subsidies Could Cost Billions; Utilities Say Midwest Customers Could Pay Twice

EI’s NOPR subsidy cost analysis is cited in an article exploring the proposal’s potential economic impacts upon Midwest consumers and utilities.

Trump Coal Backer Wins Big Under Perry’s Power Plan

EI’s NOPR analysis is cited in an article exploring how Trump backer Bob Murray would benefit from DOE’s NOPR coal subsidy proposal.

Coal Rule Might Help Client Of Ex‑Lobbyist Who Crafted It

EI’s NOPR cost analysis is cited in a story about a DOE official’s potential conflict of interest between his work on the rule and former lobbying ties.

Rick Perry: DOE’s Coal, Nuclear Proposal Is ‘Rebalancing The Market’

EI research is cited in an article to rebut DOE Secretary Rick Perry’s claim the NOPR is “rebalancing the market” to correct for previous unfair federal renewable energy support.

Trump Administration Uses National Security As Excuse For Handout To Coal Industry

EI’s analysis of the NOPR cost-recovery rule’s financial impact is cited in an article discussing Trump Administration efforts to boost the coal industry.

Experts Debate The Energy Department’s Coal And Nuclear Market Intervention

EI’s NOPR $10 billion cost analysis is cited in an article discussing opposition to DOE’s proposal from former FERC commissioners.

Flexibility, Not Resilience, Is The Key To Wholesale Electricity Market Reform

EI’s Eric Gimon argues grid flexibility technology, not resilience, is the key to resolving wholesale electricity market concerns in the U.S.