Press Archive

A Landmark California Climate Program Needs A Tuneup

EI analysis of growing oversupply in California’s cap-and-trade market and policy recommendations to fix the issue is discussed in a New York Times opinion article.

Slash WCI’s Future Emissions Caps By Market’s 2020 Allowance Surplus, Urges California Think-Tank

EI’s analysis of growing allowance oversupply in California’s cap-and-trade market is highlighted in a Carbon Pulse article.

A Moment Of Truth Arrives For Rick Perry’s Widely Hated Coal Bailout

EI’s analysis of the U.S. DOE’s cost-recovery proposal for coal and nuclear generation is featured in coverage by Vox.

An American Energy Plan Straight From Coal Country

EI’s analysis of the Trump Administration proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear generation is cited in coverage by the Washington Post.

The Trump Administration’s Coal Bailout

EI’s analysis of new costs to consumers created by the Trump Administration’s coal and nuclear bailout is cited in a New York Times editorial.

One Trump Buzzword to Seal Fate of $700 Billion Power Trade

EI’s analysis of consumer costs from a Trump Administration proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear generation is featured in a Bloomberg article.

Analysts Worry California Climate Change Program Is Doing Too Well

EI analysis of carbon allowance oversupply in California’s cap-and-trade program is featured in coverage by Sacramento’s NPR radio station.

Costs Of White House Bailout Of Coal And Nukes: 27,000 Early Deaths, $263 Billion

EI’s analysis of potential cost impacts from the Trump Administration’s cost-recovery proposal for coal and nuclear is featured in an EcoWatch editorial.

Executive of the Year: Chris Crane, CEO Of Exelon

EI’s analysis of potential economic benefits to Exelon from the Trump Administration’s cost-recovery proposal for nuclear generation is featured in a Utility Dive article.

The China Belt And Road Initiative Could Help – Or Hurt – Clean Energy In Emerging Economies

China’s $900 billion Belt and Road Initiative to build infrastructure and markets across 68 countries on four continents could have major implications for the future of energy across many parts of the world.

The Bloomberg 50

EI’s revenue projections for California’s cap-and-trade carbon allowance auctions is featured in a profile of Jerry Brown as one of 2017’s 50 most influential people.

What ‘Resilience’ Means In A Clean Energy Future

The U.S. Department of Energy wants to shore up coal and nuclear power plants in the name of resilience. But what does the term even mean? EI’s Mike O’Boyle explores what resilience means for a clean energy future.

After Investing Billions, Is Illinois Grid Modernization Paying Off For Utilities And Customers?

Illinois has invested billions in energy infrastructure, and ranks 2nd in the U.S. on grid modernization, but is this effort paying off? Expanding real-time electricity pricing could save customers money, reduce demand, and ensure the state gets the most out of grid modernization.

Trump’s Coal Man Is Racing Against The Clock To Bail Out Plants

EI analysis is cited in an article discussing FERC Commissioner Neil Chatterjee’s attempts to subsidize coal-powered generation.

How Trump’s Plan To Help Coal Will Raise People’s Power Bills

EI analysis is cited in an article discussing how much President Trump’s plan to subsidize coal-powered generation will cost consumers.

Study Says Dealers Are Ill-Prepared For The Coming Wave Of Electric Cars

EV deployment forecasts from EI’s Jeff Rissman is cited in an article discussing auto dealer readiness for expected future sales.

Jeffrey Rissman of Energy Innovation: Four Policies Can Cut U.S. Transport Emissions 45%

EI’s Jeff Rissman is interviewed about policies that can help reduce U.S. transportation emissions in a Fueling the Future podcast.

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.