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Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: Getting To Net Zero Emissions In The United States

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A substantial new update to Energy Innovation’s peer-reviewed Energy Policy Simulator reveals which policies can reach net zero emissions in the United States, and what they mean for our economy.

United States Energy Policy Simulator Updated With Ability to Reach Net-Zero Emissions, New Policies, More Fuels

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The United States Energy Policy Simulator 2.0 update includes the ability to model net-zero emissions, new policies, and new fuels like hydrogen.

Building Electrification: Research Perspectives On Technologies, Policies, And Mitigation Strategies

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This research review discusses how building electrification can rapidly reduce emissions while transitioning to a power sector supplied by renewable energy.

Direct Air Capture and Storage

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This research review says direct air capture and storage may help limit global warming to 1.5C but needs technical innovation and regulatory reform.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: Wholesale Electricity Market Design For Rapid Decarbonization

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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.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: Congress Finally Undertaking A More Serious Conversation On Climate Change

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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.

Sea Level Rise: The Past As An Indicator Of The Future

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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.

Hal Harvey’s Insights And Updates: The Coal End Game

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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.

Self-Driving Vehicles And The Environment

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This research review discusses work to determine the environmental and energy-related impacts of self-driving vehicles including fuel consumption and emissions.

Trending Topics – How Market Rules Are Holding Back Energy Storage

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EI’s Eric Gimon says outdated U.S. wholesale power market rules are preventing energy storage from reaching its full market potential.