Press Archive

New Year, New Energy

A 2018 energy outlook from EI’s Sonia Aggarwal is featured in a year-ahead preview from the Alliance for Clean Energy-New York

Energy Markets, Not Coal Bailouts, Will Keep The East Coast Warm This Week

Analysis by EI’s Robbie Orvis is cited in an article discussing how power markets are ensuring reliability during the Polar Vortex, not coal subsidies.

There’s A Glut Of Carbon Allowances. Is That A Big Deal?

EI research into carbon allowance oversupply in the California cap-and-trade market is featured in an article discussing debate over the market’s integrity.

California’s Carbon Cap Is Not In Jeopardy, Because It’s Not Really A Cap

EI’s analysis of carbon allowance oversupply in the California cap-and-trade market is examined in an article discussing the system’s structure and function.

Despite Efforts To Trip It Up, New Energy Economy Remains On Sound Footing

EI analysis of U.S. electricity sector economics and coal plant closures is cited in an article discussing renewable energy’s resilience.

The 12 Biggest Changes Trump Has Made To U.S. Environmental Policy

EI analysis of consumer costs from DOE’s cost-recovery proposal for coal and nuclear generation is featured in a rundown of President Trump’s biggest environmental policy changes of 2017.

A Year-End Update On Electricity Policy From The Field

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal provides a list of energy policy updates from 2017 and year-ahead predictions for 2018 by a group of experts from America’s Power Plan.

Coal And Nuclear Seeking Second Helping Of Subsidies

EI analysis of consumer costs from DOE’s cost-recovery proposal for coal and nuclear generation is featured in a column discussing outlooks for the two industries in 2018.

China Launches Cap-and-Trade Program To Cut Carbon Emissions

EI’s Hal Harvey is quoted in an article discussing China’s launch of a national cap-and-trade market.

VERGE Influencers Offer Reasons To Be Hopeful In 2018

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal is quoted in an article discussing reasons for optimism on clean energy and climate action in 2018.

PUCO Chairman Focused On Modernizing Electricity Grid

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal is quoted in an article discussing grid modernization efforts by Ohio state regulators.

Climate Change And Global Poverty Can Only Be Solved Together

EI’s Jeff Rissman discusses how developing nations working to emulate China’s growth, developed nations must ensure global poverty and climate change are solved together.

The China Carbon Market Just Launched, And It’s The World’s Largest. Here’s How It Can Succeed.

EI’s Hal Harvey details how Chinese policymakers can ensure the just-launched China carbon market – the world’s largest – succeeds.

Five Things To Know About China’s National Carbon Market

EI research about potential carbon emissions reductions is cited in analysis about the launch of China’s carbon market.

A Landmark California Climate Program Enjoys New Opportunities

EI’s research about carbon allowance oversupply in California’s cap-and-trade market is cited in an analysis of opportunities for policymakers in 2018.

Rick Perry’s Fake Grid Crisis Just Got Undermined By More Grid Experts

EI research on grid flexibility is cited in an article discussing reasons why analysts oppose Rick Perry’s coal subsidy proposal.

Utilities Closed Dozens of Coal Plants In 2017. Here Are The Six Most Important.

Utilities closed dozens of coal plants for clean energy in 2017. EI’s Silvio Marcacci highlights the six most important ones.

Trump Versus Solar

EI analysts are quoted in an article exploring how the Trump Administration’s policies could affect the U.S. solar industry.

State Faces ‘Giant’ Questions About Slashing Emissions

Analysis by EI’s Chris Busch is quoted in an article discussing cap-and-trade’s role in California’s 2030 climate change strategy.

California Wants More Than 4.2 Million Electric Vehicles By 2030. A New Plan Charts The Road Ahead.