This has been a spring of leaks. Most of you probably heard about the hole at the Oroville Dam. In my house, we’ve had leaks in both our skylight and … Continue Reading Is the Duck Sinking?
The renewable energy industry and its proponents regularly draw attention to the industry’s job creation potential. For example, the American Wind Energy Association reported that the US wind industry supported … Continue Reading Benefiting from Green Jobs
This post is co-authored with Duncan Callaway. Ahhhh Hawai’i, where the waves are big, the beaches are long, and the renewable energy ambitions are large: Source … Continue Reading Renewables Dis-integration?
If you work in electricity markets and someone mentions “missing money,” it doesn’t make you think of a lost wallet or a sticky-fingered bank teller. Instead it evokes regulatory policies … Continue Reading Missing Money
With the U.S. Federal government pulling back sharply from efforts to address global warming, I’ve found myself looking outside the United States for good news on climate. One of the … Continue Reading Four Reasons Why Chile Is the Biggest Solar Market in Latin America
Economists have long complained about Fuel Efficiency standards. Are we happy now? The past 50 days felt like the beginning of a game of environmental policy Jenga. The new administration … Continue Reading A Tale of Two Standards
Most countries’ plans for reducing greenhouse gases rely heavily on energy efficiency programs. So, even if you aren’t an energy efficiency specialist, it’s important to understand how, and how well, … Continue Reading What Counts as Success in Energy Efficiency Programs?