Blending Taxes And Cap-And-Trade Could Improve Carbon Pricing

EI’s Chris Busch suggests that a hybrid carbon pricing policy taking the best aspects of cap-and-trade and a carbon tax could be a bipartisan success.

U.S. Utilities Face Dramatic Change: Here’s How To Succeed At Utility Business Model Reform

EI’s Amanda Myers outlines how policymakers and utilities can align profit with public policy objectives to succeed at utility business model reform.

The Ins And Outs Of De-Risking Renewable Energy Investments

An excerpt from EI’s new book Designing Climate Solutions outlines how de-risking renewable energy projects can accelerate investment and deployment of clean energy.

Investment-Grade Policy: De-Risking Renewable Energy Projects

An excerpt from EI’s new book Designing Climate Solutions outlines how de-risking renewable energy projects can accelerate investment and deployment of clean energy.

How To Encourage Policies And R&D For Carbon-Reducing Technologies

An excerpt from EI’s new book Designing Climate Solutions outlines how research and development can accelerate deployment of technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Well-Designed Subsidies Boost Electric Vehicle Adoption

An excerpt from Energy Innovation’s new book Designing Climate Solutions discusses how well-designed electric vehicle subsidies can accelerate deployment.

How Dumb Distribution Spending Crowds Out A Smart Clean Energy Future

An America’s Power Plan contributor outlines how utility distribution grid spending could help add distributed clean energy and improve grid resilience.

We Have A Decade To Prevent Dangerous Climate Change: These 10 Policies Can Limit Warming To 2°C

Scientists say we have a decade to prevent dangerous climate change. It’s a daunting challenge, but 10 policies applied in 20 countries can reach the goal.

Becoming Bankable: How Renewable Energy Startups Can Deploy Equipment At Scale

EI’s Hunter Connell says renewable energy equipment startup suppliers can become “bankable” with an incremental, stakeholder-specific framework that mitigates perceived risks.

Can California Be The U.S. Auto Industry’s New Best Friend?

Former EPA official Margo Oge says that economic uncertainties from Trump’s clean cars rollback mean California can be the U.S. auto industry’s best friend.