Electric Vehicle Sales Are Surging. But Net-Zero By 2050 Means Policymakers Must Get Into The Fast Lane

EI’s Anand Gopal explains zero-emission electric vehicles (EVs) are a mature and cost-effective technology ready to take over our roads. But policymakers must act now to leverage the tremendous climate, health, and savings benefits.

Fossil Fuel-Funded Opposition Is Blocking America’s Clean Energy Transition. Permitting Reform Can Help

EI’s Greg Alvarez explains the overwhelming majority of onshore wind and solar projects are permitted at the state and local level, and fossil fuel-funded opponents are stirring up local backlash that jeopardizes clean energy goals.

After The Deluge– Cascading Effects Of Extreme Weather On Human Health

EI’s Sarah Spengeman explains public health impacts from extreme weather persist long after the event fades from headlines.

The World’s Three Largest Economies Go All-In On Heat Pumps: How Policy Can Cut Gas Use And Energy Bills

EI’s Silvio Marcacci talks with RAP Senior Associate Dr. Richard Lowes to better understand the climate and economic benefits of heat pumps, as well as what polices are needed to speed their adoption.

Decarbonizing Industrial Heat Via Heat Pumps

EI’s Jeff Rissman explains industrial heat pumps could eliminate a signification portion of greenhouse gas emissions from industry, but further policy support is needed to speed their adoption.

A Divisive Arlington Housing Proposal Can Help Save The Climate And Our Wallets

EI’s Dan O’Brien explains a new housing proposal in Arlington, VA is the sort of policy that could increase access to affordable housing while shrinking carbon footprints.

Technological Learning And policy Together Can Advance Clean Energy

EI’s Michelle Solomon explains the idea of learning curves and how traditional forecasts have often missed clean energy cost declines because they fail to account for them.

Storage, Demand-Side Innovation, Neighbors, And A Bit Of Luck– Reliability Lessons From Summer 2022

EI’s Mike O’Boyle and Eric Gimon dive into the reliability challenges some regions navigated this summer and looked at what we can learn as the clean energy transition continues.

Battling Heat Waves, The Silent Killer

EI’s Greg Alvarez explains that although climate change is making heat waves more frequent and severe, the news isn’t all bad, as new research is identifying mitigation strategies to limit damage and suffering.

$28 Billion In New Clean Energy Manufacturing Investments Announced Since Inflation Reduction Act Passed

EI’s Silvio Marcacci says clean energy manufacturers have announced $28 billion in new U.S. investments since the Inflation Reduction Act was passed.