How America’s Coal Cost Crossover Supports An Ambitious Federal Clean Electricity Standard

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This webinar discusses EI research showing 80 percent of coal plants are uneconomic compared to new, local wind and solar, and why a clean electricity standard is the ideal policy to maximize the investment and job creation benefits of lower-cost renewables.

China’s Carbon Neutrality Plans: Game Changer for Climate Change?

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EI’s Hal Harvey and Chris Busch join the California-China Institute at the University of California, Berkeley to discuss why strong climate policies offer a tremendous economic opportunity for China and the potential for increased dialogue and collaboration with the United States.

Modeling State Climate Policy Impacts With The Energy Policy Simulator

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In this presentation, EI’s Megan Mahajan demonstrates the features and capabilities of the Energy Policy Simulator for the Oregon House Committee on Energy and the Environment.

Pathways To Net Zero In The U.S. And The Republic Of Korea

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During this webinar co-hosted by Energy Innovation and the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in San Francisco, American and Korean experts provide an overview of the new U.S. and Republic of Korea Nationally Determined Contributions, discuss what these climate goals mean for the power and industrial sectors, and identify opportunities for the two countries to collaborate.

Modeling A 1.5°C Pathway To Climate Leadership For The United States

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Energy Innovation analysts discuss state-of-the-art modeling showing a comparatively small set of policies can help the U.S. achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and the emissions reductions required by 2030 for a 1.5°C pathway in line with President Biden’s pledge to reduce emissions 50-52 percent by 2030.

Climate Dialogues With Jerry Brown. Featuring Hal Harvey

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EI’s CEO Hal Harvey joins California-China Institute chair Governor Jerry Brown to talk about the smart, practical policies and technologies that can accelerate the clean energy transition and create new opportunities for economic development.

Modeling Deep Decarbonization In The Nevada Energy Policy Simulator

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In this presentation to the Nevada Assembly’s Growth and Infrastructure Committee, EI’s Robbie Orvis shares insights for policy design based on the 1.5°C Scenario developed by Energy Innovation and RMI, showing how ambitious climate policies can achieve Nevada’s goals, while creating economic growth and adding new jobs.

Let’s Get Organized! Long-Term Market Design for a High Penetration Grid

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EI’s Eric Gimon shares a new model for understanding how energy markets can best function with a high penetration of renewable energy resources called the Energy Market Cascade and explains three principles for an efficient market design.

Texas Power Freeze First Impressions

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EI’s Eric Gimon explains why a flawed incentive structure added unnecessary financial pain to the damage from the Texas outages, along with key lessons from the crisis including the need for a holistic approach to energy markets and the need for “managed failure.”

Pathways To A Low Carbon Future Part 2

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In this presentation to state legislators and legislative staff, EI’s Mike O’Boyle explains how well-designed, state policy targeting specific sectors is an effective, economic tool for reducing emissions and creating jobs.