The EPA’s proposed power plant rules include features that deserve more economic analysis. Last week the EPA published a draft of the next chapter in the federal government’s efforts to … Continue Reading Shaping the Future of Fossil Fuels on the Electric Grid
The quest for a lower cost, more reliable and cleaner grid is motivating states to cooperate. The operators of the electrical grid in the Western US have had a tough … Continue Reading Western States Build the Foundation of their Energy Future
The year’s most popular blog posts addressed rooftop solar policy and the path to electrifying homes and transportation. The widespread adoption of solar energy by California households led the state’s … Continue Reading Top 10 Blog Posts of 2022
As new subsidies spur companies to invest in carbon capture and storage, policies need to address associated harms. The path to enacting the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) went through Senator … Continue Reading Carbon Capture’s Role in a Greenhouse Gas-Free Electricity Grid
Strategically timed vehicle charging can help green the grid. Between the newly signed Inflation Reduction Act and last year’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, the federal government is committed to … Continue Reading Filling the Tank with Sunbeams and Breezes
My experience preparing for electric vehicles showed that automakers, utilities, electricians and government need to work together better. Last month we completed a major electrical panel upgrade project at our … Continue Reading The Home Upgrade Process Needs an Upgrade
Even with today’s rising electric vehicle prices and shortages, long-term policy goals should remain the focus. It is a good time to be an electric vehicle owner. Across the country, … Continue Reading Where’s My Low Cost Electric Vehicle?