Today’s release of the final Clean Power Plan by President Obama ushers in an exciting period of change on US power grids. Wind and solar energy will get a big … Continue Reading What We Can Learn from Germany’s Windy, Sunny Electric Grid
Policies that subsidize the demonstration of large-scale technologies make economists queasy. Severin explored this topic in a recent blog. In retrospect it’s easy to point to failures, including the United … Continue Reading Is Clean Coal Too Expensive?
Carbon dioxide has received the bulk of policymakers’ attention as the villain of climate change. Now, its henchman methane is facing scrutiny. Methane is an attractive target. It is much … Continue Reading Better Ways to Stop Natural Gas Pipeline Leaks