[Episode #226] – Load Growth Shenanigans

EI’s Mike O’Boyle explains how the power grid can meet growing demands without relying on gas plants.

U.S. Department Of The Treasury Announces More Than $1 Billion In Upfront Savings For Consumers On Electric Vehicle Sales

EI analysis shows that electric vehicle owners save an estimated $18,000 to $24,000 over the vehicles’ lifetime from fuel and maintenance costs.

As Solar Power Surges, U.S. Wind Is In Trouble

EI’s joint research with the Rhodium Group and the REPEAT project finds that solar power is on pace to meet its targets, but that wind capacity is lagging behind.

A Tiny Farmworker Community Is Eyed For California Hydrogen Experiment

EI research finds that a more effective way of lowering gas utility emissions is to repair leaks and improve insulation inside homes.

How Biden Would Address Climate Change In A Second Term

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal explains that advanced reconductoring is a quicker process than building new transmission lines, which will allow the U.S. to meet the growing energy demand more efficiently.

White House Announces A Program Aimed At Improving The Country’s Electric Grid

EI’s Michelle Solomon explains how advanced conductoring can improve transmission capacity and create a more reliable grid.

Naperville, St. Charles, Winnetka And Dozens Of Other Communities Urged To Double Down On Coal

EI’s Eric Gimon weighs in on the decision of many Illinois towns and cities to remain under contract with the coal-fired power plant, Prairie State Generating Station until 2035.

The Outdated Power Grid Is Nearing A Crisis Point. Here’s How To Prevent It

EI’s Michelle Solomon explains that advanced reconductoring can be the solution for doubling our transmission capacity in a short amount of time.

What EPA’s Carbon Rule Means For The Highest-Emitting Coal Plants

EI’s Brendan Pierpont explains that the coal industry is experiencing a structural decline and that the EPA’s ruling pushes the industry to make a decision.

Biden’s $7B ‘Clean’ Hydrogen Dream Faces Pipelines Hurdle

EI’s Dan Esposito explains the importance of determining where hydrogen is being used since it will determine our reliance on pipelines.