Broad US Power Sector Emissions Reduction Feasible, But Influencing Decision Makers Is Key

EI staff discuss how broad U.S. power sector decarbonization is needed for a safe climate future, but requires convincing 200 public utility commissioners across the country.

What the Green New Deal Means For Investors

EI’s coal cost crossover research is cited in an article discussing what the Green New Deal means for energy sector investors in the future.

Solving For Climate Change: Everything You Know About Energy In The US might be wrong

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says cheap clean energy allows U.S. power markets to fight climate change in a story on changing energy economics.

Should We Carry On As Usual And Risk Stranded Assets With Fossil Fuel Investments?

EI’s coal cost crossover report is cited in an article outlining how fossil fuel investments risk becoming stranded assets.

‘Money For Nothing’: Consumer Groups, Utilities At Odds Over Who Pays For Closing Plants

EI’s Mike O’Boyle discusses consumer costs in an article examining how a Wisconsin coal plant closing early will affect state utility finances.

How California Became Far More Energy-Efficient Than The Rest Of The Country

EI’s Hal Harvey is quoted in an article discussing how policy enacted in the 1970’s made California the most energy-efficient U.S. state.

‘Stranded Costs’ Mount As Coal Vanishes From The Grid

EI’s “coal cost crossover” report is cited in an article discussing the economic risks to utilities of coal plants closed in favor of cheaper clean energy.

Securitization Fever: Renewables Advocates Seize Wall Street’s Innovative Way To End Coal

EI staff are quoted in an article discussing how coal securitization legislation is taking hold in states to allow utilities to retire uneconomic plants.

As Wisconsin Utilities Embrace Clean Energy, Some Lobby For A More Democratic Solution

EI’s Mike O’Boyle is quoted in an article discussing Wisconsin utilities shifting to clean energy generation as fossil fuels become more expensive.

With Coal’s Dominance In Missouri, Prospects Of Clean Energy Transition Remain Uncertain

EI’s coal cost crossover report is cited by a Missouri regulator as an example of energy economic shifts in an article discussing the state’s future.