This research review says direct air capture and storage may help limit global warming to 1.5C but needs technical innovation and regulatory reform.
EI CEO Hal Harvey highlights a research paper series exploring how wholesale electricity markets, which serve 2/3 of the U.S., can be reformed to rapidly decarbonize the grid at lowest cost.
EI CEO Hal Harvey testified at this week’s hearing of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, laying out federal policy action options.
This research review details how past periods of rapid sea level rise could help predict how fast and far sea levels could rise under anthropogenic global warming.
New EI research shows that U.S. coal generation is at a “coal cost crossover” point where the all-in costs of building new renewables is less than the operating costs of nearly all existing coal-fired power plants.
This research review discusses work to determine the environmental and energy-related impacts of self-driving vehicles including fuel consumption and emissions.
EI’s Eric Gimon says outdated U.S. wholesale power market rules are preventing energy storage from reaching its full market potential.
This research review discusses work to improve risk assessment of extreme weather events across past, present, and future
In the U.S. alone, 3 feet of sea level rise by 2100 threatens 4 million people with inundation, increasing to 13 million people with 6 feet of sea level rise. What policies can mitigate rising damages and population migration from sea level rise, and which role should managed retreat play in adapting to risk?
The “steel for fuel” strategy is an increasingly appealing method for hitting the sweet spot on risk, return and scale for utility customers and investors.