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Coal Power Losing Cost Competitiveness

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A recent report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) reveals that as much as 17 percent of existing coal-fired power in the United States is no longer cost-effective compared to existing natural gas. This adds up to 329 coal…

Major U.S. Companies Factor Carbon Pricing into Future Business Strategy

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A recent report from CDP highlights 29 companies that are adjusting their business strategies to integrate the possibility of a future government-mandated price on carbon. More than half of the companies disclosed in this report come from the energy or…

Technology Change Inevitable, Opportunity Lies in Embracing Change

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This piece, written by Energy Innovation’s Director of Strategy, Sonia Aggarwal, was originally posted in America’s Power Plan’s blog page. Today, Peter Kind, author of last year’s Edison Electric Institute report, Disruptive Challenges: Financial Implications and Strategic Responses to a…

Global Carbon Project Updates Data on the Carbon Budget

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On November 19, 2013, the Global Carbon Project (GCP) published its annual update on the global carbon budget and emissions trends. International goals aim to reduce global emissions in order to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, which requires…

Hal Harvey Describes Fracking’s Impact in Politico Magazine’s Inaugural Issue

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Energy Innovation CEO, Hal Harvey contributed an article to the first issue of Politico Magazine, describing the impact of fracking and the gas boom on U.S. policy. His article, “5 Ways the Fracking Boom Changes Politics” explains how the U.S.’s…

ACEEE Releases State Energy Efficiency Scorecard Report

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In early November 2013, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its annual report ranking all U.S. states by their efforts to improve energy efficiency policies and programs. The report, titled “The 2013 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard,” serves…

Thomas Friedman Interviews Hal Harvey at the Global Forum Asia

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On October 25, Energy Innovation CEO, Hal Harvey, participated in The New York Times’ Global Forum Asia, hosted in Singapore by columnist and author Thomas Friedman. Prominent technology leaders and executives came to the Forum to discuss the changing infrastructure…

Interviews from the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival

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During the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival, Energy Innovation CEO, Hal Harvey sat down for an informal energy discussion with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, and participated in an on-stage interview with the Atlantic’s James Fallows. Hal’s interview with national…

Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey Presents at Argonne National Lab

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On October 10, 2013, Energy Innovation CEO Hal Harvey gave a presentation on the future of clean energy in the U.S. electricity sector at Argonne National Laboratory outside of Chicago. Hal’s presentation, titled “Clean Power: How Far Can We Go?”,…

GenConnect Interviews Hal on Earth’s Future Threats and Energy Prospects

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Last week, GenConnect posted its interview with Hal Harvey at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June 2013. GenConnect, an online platform that provides expert recommendations on current events, asked Hal about the biggest environmental challenges and what today’s young adult…