Press Archive

These Giant, Glowing Carbon Blocks Bring Clean Energy To Factories

EI’s Jeff Rissman discusses how good policy will allow for more efficient and faster implementation of thermal battery technology to reduce carbon emissions.

Bill Gates-Backed Startup Pilots Unique Battery To Help Heavy Industry

EI research finds that thermal batteries have the potential to cut U.S. industrial heating power costs in half, making electricity cost competitive with natural gas.

State-By-State EV Adoption Rates Show Divide

EI’s Rachel Goldstein discusses how she expects federal funding to help expand EV adoption nationwide, especially as leasing an EV is now the most affordable way to get into a new car.

Federal Funds Can Help Ohio Electric Co-Ops Cut Costs And Carbon Emissions

EI’s Coal Cost Crossover 3.0 report finds that almost all existing coal plants in the United States are more expensive to operate than if they were replaced with solar or wind.

Electric Vehicle Leasing Is The Cheapest Option For New Car Buyers Across America

EI’s Silvio Marcacci provides additional insight into the electric vehicle (EV) cost comparison tool and the saving potentials.

The Cheapest Option To Get A Car? EV Leasing, Study Says

EI’s Rachel Goldstein discusses how leasing an electric vehicle (EV) can be up to $500 a month cheaper, due to the IRA tax credits and improved battery technology.

Vivek Ramaswamy’s Policy Proposals And How They Would Transform The U.S.

EI’s Robbie Orvis discusses how we currently have the technologies necessary to continue to grow the economy more sustainability.

Saving Green By Going Green? Breaking Down The Cost Of Electric Cars Amid High Gas Prices

EI’s Jack Conness is interviewed to discuss the electric vehicle (EV) fill-up tool and the potential savings for consumers.

How One Organization Designs Climate Policy

EI’s Anand Gopal discusses his background, future climate technology, and Energy Innovation’s use of policy to inform climate action.

Is Gas Cheaper Than Electricity To Fuel A Car? Two Studies Have Conflicting Answers

EI’s EV-ICE fill up tool found that electric vehicles are cheaper to fuel with electricity in all 50 states.

GOP Lawmakers Opposed Biden’s Climate Measure But It’s Helping Their Constituents

EI’s Jack Conness discusses how IRA investments are having the biggest beneficiaries in red or purple states.

How A Half-Trillion Dollars Is Transforming Climate Technology

EI’s Anand Gopal and Jack Conness discuss the $75 billion of IRA investments that increase clean energy projects and well-paying jobs in American communities.

Flush With The Promise Of Tax Credits, Clean Energy Projects Are Booming In Texas

EI’s Jack Conness says that Texas is leading in renewable energy production, a position that has been boosted with the help or IRA incentives.

Biden’s Landmark Climate Law Turns One Today. Here’s What You Missed

EI’s Anand Gopal warns that reversing IRA provisions will be detrimental to the economy and strip red states of jobs.

Texas And Others Create ‘Punitive’ Barriers To EV Transition

EI’s Rachel Goldstein discusses the reliability of electric vehicles (EVs) and notes that EVs tend to have lower lifetime costs than gasoline powered vehicles.

Extreme Heat Lacks A Political Constituency

EI’s Jack Conness and Michelle Solomon discuss findings that California could reap the third-highest economic benefits from the IRA.

A Year In, Landmark U.S. Climate Policy Drives Energy Transition But Hurdles Remain

EI’s Sonia Aggarwal discusses how the Inflation Reduction Act is the most significant step forward on climate in American history.

On Climate, Sobering Reality And Heartening Optimism

EI’s Hal Harvey discusses what it means to live in a world experiencing extreme weather events while also staying optimistic about the advances in clean energy and climate policy.

Biden To Tout Climate Policy In Visit To Baking US Southwest

EI’s Jack Conness discusses the impact of the IRA as about $75 billion in new manufacturing investments have been announced.

Despite Headwinds, U.S. Offshore Wind Is Poised For A Breakout

Although offshore wind has the potential to provide up to 25% of total U.S. electricity generation by 2050, the transmission system and policies will need to change to accommodate the growth.