EI’s Mike O’Boyle says modeling shows it is possible for utilities to increase clean electricity sales by 4 percent annually and that it’s important to include penalties to ensure utilities meet their commitments.
EI’s Dan Esposito says a Clean Electricity Payment Program is a rare win-win for members of Congress across the political spectrum because these benefits aren’t occurring in one particular state, they’re occurring in every state.
EI’s Mike O’Boyle says a Clean Electricity Payment Program that provides incentives to go faster on renewables is key to achieving Biden’s goal of 40 percent solar power by 2035.
EI meta-analysis finds powering the U.S. electric grid with 80 percent zero-emissions resources by 2030 is possible at a minimum cost and could save thousands of lives as well as spur millions of new clean energy jobs.
EI’s meta-analysis explores 11 separate studies and finds agreement hitting 80 percent carbon-free power by 2030 can be done with very modest price effects.
EI’s Eric Gimon says CenterPoint Energy’s proposed peaker gas plants in Indiana could become stranded assets in 10 to 15 years.
EI’s Robbie Orvis says the upcoming reconciliation bill is the best way to move the climate policy that will make the most difference to cut emissions 45 percent by 2030, including the Clean Electricity Payment Program.
EI’s Jeff Rissman says achieving carbon-neutral shipping with ships that run on methanol requires that the process to make the methanol is also zero carbon.
EI’s Sara Baldwin says the new California “electric ready” building code missed an opportunity to phase out fossil fuels in buildings, but is an important step in the right direction, especially given the strong opposition by the gas industry.
EI research shows a modest gas tax of twenty-five cents per gallon would save 1.3 billion barrels of oil through 2050.