Renewable Energy Prices Hit Record Lows: How Can Utilities Benefit From Unstoppable Solar And Wind?

New EIA and Lazard data show wind and solar are unstoappable. EI’s Silvio Marcacci explains how utilities can take advantage of these cheap renewables.

Five 2020 Energy Predictions: Solar Surge, Coal Crash, Gas Exorcism, Clean Energy Incentives, Public Mobilization

EI’s Silvio Marcacci shares 2020 energy and climate policy predictions for the United States from five leading experts.

What Will It Take to Clean Up the Electric Grid?

Justin Gillis and EI’s Sonia Aggarwal break down what it will take to clean up the US electric grid and how it compares to past infrastructure buildout.

Fukushima Reborn As Japan’s Wind And Solar Hub

A major wind and solar project will transform Fukushima into a renewables hub. EI’s Megan Mahajan explores how this fits into Japan’s energy future.

How Effective Utility Monopsony Regulation Drove Colorado’s Shockingly Cheap Wind And Solar Bids

EI’s Mike O’Boyle shares Colorado’s lessons learned in preventing utility monopsony power and how to replicate its competitive wind and solar bid results.

Utilities Running Uneconomic Coal Plants Cost Consumers $3.5 Billion From 2015-2017

EI’s Mike O’Boyle interviews authors of a Sierra Club report on how utilities running uneconomic coal plants have overcharged customers by $3.5 billion.

How We Need To Evolve America’s Power Grid To Enable A Clean Energy Future

In Part Two of EI’s Overcoming Barriers to 100% Clean Energy series, Eric Gimon lays out policies to overcome four key clean energy hurdles.

The Capital Stock Turnover Problem For 100% Clean Energy Targets

EI’s Amanda Myers says the capital stock turnover problem of fleet composition lagging behind all-electric sales mandates could threaten 100% clean energy targets.

How To Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050: Decarbonizing Electricity

Energy Innovation has identified the policy pathway to economy-wide U.S. net zero emissions by 2050: This article explores electricity decarbonization.

How To Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050: Decarbonizing Transportation

Energy Innovation has identified the policy pathway to economy-wide U.S. net zero emissions by 2050: This article explores transportation decarbonization.