Last month Meredith wrote about coal being too cheap and Max wrote about gasoline being too cheap. But what is the right price for energy? Nobody in recent years has … Continue Reading Getting Energy Prices Right
New vehicles sold in the United States have long been subject to a set of fuel economy regulations known as the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. CAFE has been … Continue Reading New CAFE Standards: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
We bought them more than a decade ago. Several sets of Christmas lights. Every year we decorate the tree listening to Willie Nelson’s Pretty Paper, the greatest Christmas album of … Continue Reading Don’t Be a Grinch When It Comes to Holiday Lights
With crude oil prices under $50 per barrel this is an historic opportunity for Saudi Arabia and other countries to eliminate energy subsidies. Low crude oil prices are making the … Continue Reading Historic Opportunity to Reduce Global Fuel Subsidies
A new Energy Institute working paper finds that income tax credits for weatherization, solar panels, hybrids, and electric cars go predominantly to higher-income households. Over the last decade, U.S. households … Continue Reading Are Clean Energy Tax Credits Equitable?
(Today’s post is co-authored with Alex Chun, who just received his MBA at Haas and is an alumnus of our Cleantech to Market class. Alex is the Business Intelligence Manager … Continue Reading A Deeper Look into the Fragmented Residential Solar Market
Sales of air conditioners have exploded worldwide over the last few years, driven by middle-income countries where households and businesses are buying air conditioners at startling rates. My colleagues Max … Continue Reading Air Conditioning and Global Energy Demand