Plummeting Renewable Energy, Battery Prices Mean China Could Hit 62% Clean Power And Cut Costs 11% By 2030

EI’s Silvio Marcacci explains how plummeting renewable costs combined with smart policy design can achieve a low-carbon electricity future for the world’s largest emitter.

Communicating Climate Policy Through Art: Environmental Graphiti And 90 Percent Clean Electricity

EI’s Sarah Spengeman interviews artist Alisa Singer to discuss digital paintings she created based on the 90% clean by 2035 report as part of her Environmental Graphiti project, which makes climate data more accessible to the public.

Congressional Climate Plan Is A Bet Your Country Moment

EI’s Hal Harvey details how the recently released Congressional climate plan could recharge the U.S. economy and fight climate change.

‘Solar For Coal’ Swaps: A Financial Innovation That Could Accelerate The Carbon Transition

EI’s Mike O’Boyle explains how “Solar for Coal” Swaps could refinance 26 GW of existing uneconomic coal plants, using private capital to fund community-level investment for publicly-owned cooperative retail utilities, while supporting local economic development.

Building Decarbonization Cuts Pollution And Boosts The Economy. Here’s How State Regulators Can Accelerate Both

EI’s Silvio Marcacci interviews Sherri Billimoria, lead author of Rocky Mountain Institute’s recent report, Regulatory Solutions for Building Decarbonization, about the report’s recommended regulatory reforms required for building decarbonization.

Why 100% Clean Energy Advocates Must Overcome The ‘Resource Adequacy’ Challenge

EI’s Eric Gimon explains why the clean energy industry must address concerns about resource adequacy, while innovating new planning models that allow for a diverse set of clean energy technologies to compete on equal footing.

Utilities Are Better Suited To Handle Covid Uncertainties – Why That’s Good News For Clean Energy

EI’s Amanda Myers interviews Pearl Street Station’s executive director Albert Lin about why utilities are better suited than other industries to weather COVID-19 uncertainties and what that means for the clean energy transition.

California Can Still Lead America And The World On Electric Vehicles – Despite Trump

EI’s CEO Hal Harvey and Yunshi Wang, director of the China Center for Energy and Transportation at UC Davis, discuss how California can lead global transportation electrification despite the Administration’s clean car rollbacks and isolationism.

Congressional Climate Crisis Action Plan Would Decarbonize U.S., Add $8 Trillion In Benefits By 2050

EI’s Megan Mahajan discusses modeling that finds the Select Committee’s Climate Crisis Action Plan will achieve net zero U.S. emissions and deliver $8 trillion in health and climate benefits by 2050.

California Accelerates Clean Transportation Policy, Targeting 500,000 Electric Trucks By 2040

EI’s Chris Busch explains why California’s proposed Advanced Clean Trucks rule could save up to $12 billion dollars, while delivering major public health and climate benefits to the state.