How Will Biden Policies Affect Oil And Gas Jobs?

EI’s Mike O’Boyle says the Biden administration seems more acutely sensitive to addressing the economic effects of climate policies than the administration of former President Obama was when it was crafting health and environmental regulations on coal-fired power plants.

A Clean Energy Milestone: Renewables Pulled Ahead Of Coal In 2020

EI’s Robbie Orvis says it is an important milestone that wind and solar surpassed coal electricity generation in 2020, though it has been trending that way for years.

US Off Track To Limit Warming To 1.5 Degrees

EI analysis shows to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 the U.S. needs to phase out coal power by 2030, reach 100 percent clean electricity by 2035, ensure all car and bus sales are electric by 2035, and move to all-electric building component sales in the 2030s.

Stopping Carbon Pollution By 2050 Would Add $1 Trillion To The Economy

EI analysis finds clean energy and climate policies to achieve emissions reductions in line with a 1.5º target would deliver huge co-benefits including adding $1 trillion per year to the economy by 2050.

Can You Believe This Is Happening In America?

EI’s Hal Harvey is quoted in this opinion piece by Tom Friedman, saying it is common sense to invest in energy storage and could help prevent future blackouts.

Hitting Net Zero By 2050 Could Add $1 Trillion To The U.S. Economy

EI’s Robbie Orvis says getting to net-zero emissions by 2050 is feasible and would generate millions of new jobs and significant GDP growth for the U.S. as demonstrated by our modeling and several other recent decarbonization studies.

Report Finds That A Clean Energy Standard Is The ‘Linchpin’ Of US Achieving Climate Goals

EI’s Robbie Orvis says decarbonizing the U.S. electric grid will be a linchpin to decarbonizing the whole economy because it clears up a significant portion of U.S. emissions while allowing for electrification in other sectors.

Getting The Rates Right For A Public EV Charging Build-Out

EI’s Amanda Myers says a successful solution to the demand-charge problem needs to take individual charging stations’ utilization rates into account, and also needs to balance costs borne by utilities with costs borne by EV charging owners and operators if it’s to gain support from both sides.

Want GM To Go electric? Raise The Gas Tax.

EI study from 2018 shows an increase in federal gas taxes by 25 cents a gallon would result in about 1.2 million additional electric vehicles on the road by 2050.

Party Like It’s 2035

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal says it is technologically and economically feasible to reach 90 percent clean energy by 2035 without raising customer costs, but policy is necessary to achieve a more rapid rate of clean energy deployment.