Brown Signs Cap And Trade Extension, Schwarzenegger Blasts Trump

EI Research Director Chris Busch details how California’s declining emissions fit into statewide climate efforts in a San Francisco Chronicle story discussing the state’s cap-and-trade program extension.

East Coast States Take Lead in Offshore Wind After Paris Accord

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal is quoted in a Morning Consult article discussing how East Coast states are pursuing offshore wind to add clean energy and fight climate change.

For Experts, California Carbon Market Extension May Bring More Questions Than Answers

Will You End Up Paying More For Gas Under California’s Cap-And-Trade Extension?

EI’s Chris Busch is quoted in a Sacramento Bee article discussing the effect California’s cap-and-trade extension could have on gasoline prices.

California Lawmakers Send 10-Year Carbon Trading Extension to Governor

Energy Innovation’s Chris Busch is quoted in an article by Utility Dive highlighting the California legislature’s vote to extend its cap and trade system.

Ahead Of The Vote, The Environmental And Fiscal Impacts Of Extending CA’s Cap-And-Trade

Energy Innovation’s Chris Busch joined Southern California Public Radio for an interview on California cap-and-trade extension’s expected impacts

California Lawmakers Aim For Cap-And-Trade Vote Next Week

New revenue forecasting about California’s cap-and-trade market by Energy Innovation Director of Research Chris Busch is cited in a Utility Dive article discussing prospects for proposed legislation to extend the system past 2020.

Center of the storm: PJM CEO Andy Ott on power market reforms for turbulent times

Analysis from EI’s Robbie Orvis and Eric Gimon is featured in an interview with PJM CEO Andy Ott discussing wholesale market challenges and proposed reforms.

The five-step guide to a smarter grid

Smart grid technologies offer a range of potential benefits, but maximising the value of grid modernisation programmes is easier said than done. Mike O’Boyle of US-based think tank Energy Innovation describes the five-step framework his organisation has developed to help utilities and public regulators pursue grid modernisation in a way that benefits everyone.

As Beijing Joins Climate Fight, Chinese Companies Build Coal Plants

Despite China’s plans to halt more than 100 new coal-fired power plants this year, new data suggests China’s energy companies will make up nearly half of the new coal generation expected to go online in the next decade. But China’s climate concerns have so far been driven by narrow concerns over local pollution, said Eric Gimon, a senior fellow at Energy Innovation. “For now, those concerns seem not to extend elsewhere,” Mr. Gimon said.