EI’s Eric Gimon says power markets must evolve to support continued decarbonization and achieve a sustainable end-state clean power system.
EI’s Sara Baldwin says ending the use of fossil fuels in all new construction as soon as possible is critical to meeting climate targets.
EI’s Bruce Nilles says the 350,000 federal government buildings are perfect for showcasing the pollution and financial savings associated with making them all-electric.
EI’s Hal Harvey says government buying power can make new technologies more cost-effective, and the private sector, spurred by ever-stronger performance standards can then make them ubiquitous.
EI’s Eric Gimon says investing in winterization of wind and solar and home insulation could prevent the next Texas electricity grid crisis, and would be a more efficient and effective way investment that Buffett’s proposed new gas.
EI’s Robbie Orvis says retiring all coal and achieving 80 percent clean electricity by 2030 is key to halving emissions this decade and must be part of a new U.S. Nationally Determined Contribution.
EI’s Robbie Orvis explains how a set of smart climate policies in line with a global 1.5°C target can reestablish the United States as a global climate leader and create millions of new jobs along the way.
EI’s Robbie Orvis says the U.S. won’t be able to push other countries to adopt new, more ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions unless it adopts its own goal of a 50 percent reduction by 2030.
EI modeling using the Energy Policy Simulator shows policies to align with a 1.5°C Scenario would boost U.S. GDP by a cumulative $6.4 trillion by 2035 and by $20 trillion through 2050.
EI’s Robbie Orvis told the Nevada Assembly Growth and Infrastructure Committee that transitioning to a low carbon economy in Nevada is actually a large job creator because of the required buildout and deployment of new technologies.