Abating climate change requires committing to “four zeros” in the world’s energy-consuming economic sectors, starting with the top 24 GHG-emitting nations.
California’s fourth quarterly cap-and-trade auction sold a record number of allowances at record prices, but short-term success risks long-term goals.
EI’s Eric Gimon argues grid flexibility technology, not resilience, is the key to resolving wholesale electricity market concerns in the U.S.
Many states are considering a utility regulatory structure to incent efficient fleet turnover, incorporate clean energy and cost-effective technologies, and stimulate smarter build-or-buy decisions. APP’s Sonia Aggarwal says the UK’s effort to combine utility operating and capital expenses into a capped revenue bucket shows promising early results.
Electric vehicles are accelerating faster than ever, but that doesn’t mean the death of internal combustion engines just yet. To truly cut transportation emissions, we need both EVs and more efficient internal combustion engines.
Findings in long-awaited U.S. Department Of Energy grid report may be reasonable, but on the orientation toward resilience away from flexibility, words matter – a lot.
An America’s Power Plan expert says vehicle electrification is a massive investment opportunity for utilities that could also benefit customers and the grid, if adequately planned for and compensated.
Third quarterly California carbon market auction of 2017 completely sells out of allowances at highest auction price in system history, but additional allowance sales could undercut efforts to get on track for the state’s ambitious 2030 emissions reduction goal.
3rd quarterly California carbon market auction of 2017 to completely sell out of allowances at highest price in four years, but additional allowance sales threaten state’s ambitious 2030 emissions reduction goal.
A guest contributor for America’s Power Plan says creating portfolios of energy efficiency projects to deliver demand reductions where and when utilities need them can help keep pace with grid demand.