Press Archive

Report: Electric Cars Are Cheaper Than Gasoline Cars In Almost Every State

EI research finds that most electric vehicle models are cheaper than their gasoline counterparts in almost every state the day they’re driven off the lot.

Commentary: Oregon Must Take Action To Stay In The Race To Cut Emissions

EI’s Shelley Wenzel explains Oregon has long been a climate leader, but now is not the time for policymakers to rest on their laurels if the state is meet its greenhouse gas reduction goals.

Electric Vehicles Are Cheaper Than Gas-Powered, Depending On The State And Incentives

EI research finds that owning an EV can save consumers an average of $6,000 over the vehicle’s lifetime.

California’s $19 Billion Carbon Market Falls Short In Fight To Curb Emissions

EI’s Chris Busch explains that California’s carbon market so far has not been a driver of deep decarbonization.

Hydrogen Is Every U.S. Gas Utility’s Favorite Future Savior

EI’s Dan Esposito explains that gas utilities find hydrogen attractive from an investment standpoint because it largely allows them to continue business-as-usual, even if it doesn’t cut many emissions.

China’s Emission Trading System Will Be The World’s Biggest Climate Policy. Here’s What Comes Next

EI’s Chris Busch explains that as the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, the success or failure of China’s emission trading system will help determine the future of climate change.

U.S., Europe Seek Path To Cut Russian Fuel, Help Climate

EI’s Mike O’Boyle explains that now is the ideal time to transition to clean energy sources rather than increasing our dependence of foreign fossil fuels.

So Much For Coal’s Rebound– Plant Closures Come Roaring Back. It’s Time To Unlock A Just Transition.

EI’s Silvio Marcacci explains that while coal rebounded in 2021, it was a temporary blip that has already started to reverse rather than the start of a long-term trend.

PJM, Flooded With Interconnection Requests, Proposes Two-Year Review Pause

EI’s Robbie Orvis says we cannot meet decarbonization goals without PJM speeding up the interconnection process to bring new renewables online.

The Energy Gang Podcast: Saving Build Back Better

EI’s Robbie Orvis joins Ed Crooks and Dr. Melissa Lott to discuss Build Back Better and federal climate policy, policies to drive electric vehicle demand, and opportunities for recycling batteries and other clean energy materials.

A Bigger Tent Delivers Stronger Wins for Climate: The Lesson From Illinois

EI’s Sarah Spengeman says Illinois’ Climate and Equitable Jobs Act is comprehensive climate legislation designed to advance racial equity and economic justice that other states should follow.

‘Wicked Hard’: Biden, Congress Struggle To Curb U.S. Emissions

EI’s Robbie Orvis discusses progress the Biden administration made toward its climate goals in 2021 and the outlook for 2021.

2022 Energy Predictions: Coal Decline Accelerates, Federal Funds Spur Clean Energy, Millions Of New Electric Vehicles And Chargers

EI’s Silvio Marcacci interviews five experts to predict 2022’s major energy stories including coal’s accelerating decline, federal investments expanding clean energy and the grid, and millions of new electric vehicles on U.S. roads.

Study: EVs Are Cheaper To Own In Many States

EI’s research finds electric vehicles are cheaper to own the day they’re driven off the lot in many states.

EVs Are Cheaper To Own Than Gas Cars If You’re Financing: Study

EI research finds owning an electric vehicle versus a gas-powered cars saves owners an average of $6,000 over the vehicle’s lifetime.

Why Electric Cars Cost Less To Own Each Month Than Gas Cars Even Though They’re Way More Expensive

EI research finds the monthly payments on electric vehicles are usually more affordable than comparable gasoline models.

Electric Cars Are Cheaper To Own In New Jersey Than California

EI’s Robbie Orvis explains electric vehicles are often more economic from the day they’re driven off the lot compared to gasoline-powered counterparts.

Energy Policy– The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

EI’s Robbie Orvis provides insights on hydrogen development, potential solar tariffs, and the prospects for the Build Back Better climate provisions.

DOE Launches $3.5 Billion Program For CO2 Removal

EI’s Anand Gopal explains further policy action is needed because at present time there is no way to monetize atmospheric carbon removal.

Is This The Beginning Of A Hydrogen Economy In The U.S.?

EI’s Dan Esposito explains that while hydrogen is an important tool to cut emissions for some sectors, it’s the wrong strategy to cut greenhouse gases from buildings and power generation.