Sort of. More expensive, less well timed, grid-intensive energy efficiency. Here in California, rooftop solar has been in the news quite a bit lately, as net energy metering and other … Continue Reading Is Rooftop Solar Just Like Energy Efficiency?
New Energy Institute paper asks what the “electrify everything” movement could mean for natural gas customers who are left behind. (Today’s post is co-authored by Catherine Hausman, an associate professor … Continue Reading Who Will Pay for Legacy Utility Costs?
Electric Freight Transport’s Benefits Depend on Grid Decarbonization! While much of the debate around cleaning up the transportation sector has focused on the types of cars you and I drive, … Continue Reading Electrifying Big Rigs?
Encouraging new evidence on eVMT. Today’s post is co-authored with Duncan Callaway The parking lot at our Berkeley grocery store, the one with kombucha on tap, is increasingly populated with … Continue Reading Tesla Miles Traveled
We need more and better charging infrastructure to win over electric vehicle skeptics. “Excuse me, do you know the way to the clean energy transition?” Source: ABC The best way … Continue Reading The Road to Electrification is Paved with Convenient Chargers
If a cap is not really a cap, what does that make an offset? Even though the Biden administration has made it very clear that they do not want to … Continue Reading When Did Environmentalists Stop Hugging Trees?
California’s distributed solar policy hurts the poor. It really is that simple. California regulators and legislators are diving back into Net Energy Metering (NEM) policies, debating how much customers with … Continue Reading Rooftop Solar Inequity