Biden’s Climate Playbook: Propose Strong Rules, Then Soften Them

EI’s Mike O’Boyle calls regulations on coal facilities and new gas plants significant, adding that they would act as a guardrail on utilities.

Utilities Should Rethink ‘Panicked Rush’ To Build Gas Plants – Study

EI research finds that public utility commissioners should avoid building new natural gas plants, and suggests that they focus their attention on expanding transmission.

Small Nuclear Reactors May Be Coming To Texas, Boosted By Interest From Gov. Abbott

EI’s Dan O’Brien discusses the challenges associated with the cost of modular small nuclear reactors, and notes that the prices will not plummet the same way wind and solar did.

The Manufacturing Boom Set Off By Clean Energy Tax Credits

EI’s Jack Conness explains how the IRA doesn’t pick winners on a partisan basis and that the $118 billion in private-sector investments is available for clean energy and manufacturing projects.

Biden’s Softer Climate Regulation Shows Bit U.S. Bet On Subsidies To Decarbonize

EI’s Mike O’Boyle explains that in order for the U.S. to hit their clean energy goals, there must be an extraordinary and coordinated effort.

Cascade Of Climate Rules Starts Today With Clean Cars

EI’s Sara Baldwin explains how the EV mandate will cut greenhouse gases and improve air quality while U.S. manufacturers can keep pace with foreign competitors.

How A Trump Presidency Could Threaten Biden’s Signature Climate Achievement

EI’s Mike O’Boyle discusses concerns that an administration hostile to the IRA can defund and hollow out administrative capacity and roll back climate policies.

PG&E Now Wants Rate Hike To Test Adding Hydrogen To Its Natural Gas

EI’s analysis reported that hydrogen would be difficult to contain in pipes and might only result in a minuscule reduction in greenhouse emissions.

Biden and Your Utility Bills: Could Prices Go Up If He Doesn’t Step In?

EI analysis shows the LNG export terminal pause could protect U.S. consumers from massive natural gas costs — up to 14% higher in extra costs per year,

Fast-Falling Battery Prices Boost Economic Benefits Expected From Heavy-Duty Vehicle Electrification

New Energy Innovation research finds falling battery costs mean electric heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) in the U.S. could reach cost parity with diesel counterparts years earlier than expected– four of five vehicle classes could be on par with or cheaper than diesel counterparts by 2030.