Renewable Energy Job Boom Creates Economic Opportunity As Coal Industry Slumps

EI’s Silvio Marcacci says renewable energy jobs are booming just as the coal industry is contracting, even in America’s most coal-dependent regions.

The Coal End Game: Building New Renewables Is Cheaper Than Running Existing Coal Plants

EI’s Hal Harvey outlines the “coal end game” where building new local wind and solar is cheaper than running existing coal plants.

How States Can Overcome The Looming EV Charging Infrastructure Gap

EI’s Amanda Myers says 88% of the biggest U.S. cities lack the EV charging infrastructure to meet demand forecasts, but says California’s utility deployment holds lessons for other states.

Putting Alberta’s Future Energy Policies To The Test

EI’s Megan Mahajan outlines how the Alberta Energy Policy Simulator reveals policies that could cut provincial emissions 30% while saving over $6 billion a year by 2050.

The Coal Cost Crossover: 74% Of US Coal Plants Now More Expensive Than New Renewables, 86% By 2025

EI’s Silvio Marcacci details new “coal cost crossover” research showing 74% of existing U.S. coal plants cost more to operate than replacing them with new local wind and solar.

As Extreme Weather Forces Coal to Falter, Where Will Resilience Come From?

EI’s Mike O’Boyle and Silvio Marcacci say as extreme weather forces coal offline, distributed clean energy becomes the better solution for grid resilience.

Maximizing Distributed Energy Resources: Global Insight On Distribution Grid Regulations

EI’s Mike O’Boyle discusses new research on international regulatory policy to maximize distributed energy resources and reshape utility business models toward distribution grid optimization.

If U.S. Emissions Rose In 2018 Despite Clean Energy Growth, How Can We Meet Climate Goals?

EI’s Megan Mahajan says U.S. emissions rising as clean energy growth surged means decoupling economic growth from emissions is key to meeting climate goals.

How Clean Energy R&D Policy Can Help Meet Decarbonization Goals

EI’s Jeffrey Rissman and Silvio Marcacci detail how clean energy R&D policy can unlock technology innovations needed to reduce global emissions.

An Energy Wish List For Congress

EI’s Hal Harvey lays out an energy wish list for Congress to consider including R+D funding, renewable energy tax incentives, offshore wind, grid expansion, and coal transition efforts.