SoCalGas Goes to Court as Natural Gas Industry Nears ‘Moment of Reckoning’

EI’s Bruce Nilles says the fossil gas industry is alarmed by what it sees happening in state policy and has decided to dig in for a fight rather than take a more conciliatory approach.

Europe Is Going All In On Hydrogen Power. Why Isn’t The U.S.?

EI’s modeling is cited in an article discussing hydrogen’s potential to decarbonize the global industrial sector.

What Can You Do To Fight The Climate Crisis?

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal says speaking in support of clean energy at public utility commission hearings is one of the most important actions individuals can take to fight the climate crisis.

Electric Co-ops Lead Growing Wave Of Early Coal Plant Retirements With ‘Solar-For-Coal Swaps’

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says solar for coal swaps will become increasingly attractive to municipal and cooperative utilities, as well as large corporate customers, as coal plants continue to be more expensive to operate.

Solar-For-Coal Swaps Emerging As New Tool For Retiring Coal In Energy Transition

EI has released a series of briefs amounting to a growing toolkit of regulatory and financial pathways toward transitioning away from uneconomic coal, including the new “Solar-for-Coal Swaps” research brief.

Solar For Coal Swaps Could Facilitate Utilities’ Renewable Transition, Analysis Shows

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says the coal-replacement approach can be applied to any fuel source, but is likely of particular interest for customers that want to clean up their electricity mix and save money.

One Way to Retire Coal Plants: Buy Out the Owner

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says solar for coal swaps can offer publicly owned utilities a healthier balance sheet and cleaner, cheaper power for their customers.

TVA Interested In Joining Southeast Energy Market, But Stakeholders Question Lack Of Detail

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says plans for a potential Southeast Energy Exchange Market remain vague and are missing a resource adequacy or reserve-planning component.

Trump Administration Fails in Challenge of California-Quebec Cap-and-Trade Pact

EI’s Chris Busch says the California-Quebec agreement proves cap-and-trade policies deliver emissions reductions along with robust economic growth.

Investors Are Wrong To Worry About A President Biden

EI report found freezing federal fuel economy and emissions standards will harm consumers who will pay more money to drive their cars the same distance.