This research review proposes several alternative pathways and potential actions to avoid dangerous global warming and achieve a 1.5C future.
EI’s Eric Gimon explores low planning reserve margins forecast for ERCOT’s summer peak demand, highlights how people should be interpreting them, what the PRM really means, how to tell if ERCOT is at an acceptable level of capacity risk, and why Texas regulators should stay the course.
A draft memo from the U.S. Energy Department proposes using Cold War-era emergency powers to subsidize uneconomic coal and nuclear generation. This statement analyzes the proposal’s potential impact to U.S. power markets.
There is no way to seriously study climate change without having a very sobering moment: It is extremely difficult, but not impossible, to land this planet at a reasonable climate future – and solutions exist to meet the challenge.
APP contributor Mark Ahlstrom discusses how FERC’s recent Order 841 creates an opportunity for federal regulators to create a universal data model in power markets for all grid resources.
EI’s Mike O’Boyle says regulatory reforms are becoming increasingly important to utility business models, but regulatory processes can constrain the ability of policymakers to design policies well.
Energy Innovation’s Energy Policy Simulator has been recognized as a finalist in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award recognizing policies, projects, and concepts offering innovation solutions to humanity’s challenges.
This research review provides an overview into different methods to produce energy from hydrogen for use in electricity, transportation, and energy storage.
This research review provides an overview into climate science covering possible linkages between amplified Arctic warming temperatures and winter extremes in the U.S.
California’s February 2018 quarterly cap-and-trade auction broke its own record for number of allowances sold, but the auction heightens long-term concerns that polluters are building up a cushion of banked allowances today to comply with stricter emissions rules in future years.