WV’s Coal Economy Keeps Carbon Emissions Coming As Aging AEP Plants Near Compliance Crossroads

EI analysis estimates that replacing the Mitchell coal facility with new wind power would be 34 percent cheaper than the facility using its existing coal power.

Xcel Opts For Gas Suppliers With Lower Methane Emissions In Colorado

EI’s Bruce Nilles says Xcel’s 80 percent target will require the utility to cut gas significantly as well as eliminate coal.

Polis Defiant As Models Show ‘Big Gap’ In Colo. Climate Push

EI’s Robbie Orvis says even with Colorado’s current climate policies, the modeling shows there’s still a long way to go to achieve the state’s climate goals.

The Decarbonization Gap That’s Splitting Colorado Democrats

EI report adds to data indicating that Colorado’s existing climate policies aren’t likely to achieve the state’s goals, while making the case that stronger actions could yield significant economic benefits.

As Coal Retreats, Climate Finance Battle Targets Gas

EI’s Robbie Orvis says continuing to invest in new gas infrastructure in the U.S. and export gas overseas is not compatible with a 1.5°C future.

Colorado Far From Meeting Emissions-Reduction Goals, Report Says

EI modeling with RMI finds Colorado will fall drastically short of its goals for cutting greenhouse gas emissions without more ambitious targets and enforceable limits on pollution.

Coal Is Losing The Price War To Wind And Solar Faster Than Anticipated

EI report finds new local wind and solar could replace 80 percent of the U.S. coal fleet at immediate savings to customers.

Biden’s Climate Bet Rests On A Clean Electricity Standard

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says the introduction of a clean electricity standard would set a new bar for the federal government that would have a catalytic function, driving industry response.

In Biden’s Infrastructure Moonshot, A Big Question: Can The Nation Still Achieve Its Highest Ambitions?

EI’s Robbie Orvis says the part of the American Jobs Plan that could have the biggest effect on transportation-related emissions is the proposed clean energy standard, which would require utilities to transition from fossil fuels to clean technologies.

Report: Wind, Solar Energy Cheaper Than Most Wisconsin Coal Plants

EI analysts discuss how plummeting renewable energy prices have made running most Wisconsin coal plants uneconomic compared to replacement by new local wind and solar.