And the differences could undermine the program. [Today’s blog is a joint effort of Severin Borenstein, James Bushnell, Steve Cicala and Ryan Kellogg] The Clean Electricity Performance Program (CEPP) is … Continue Reading The CEPP is Not a Clean Energy Standard
What can we learn from California’s pioneering efforts to price carbon at the border? Everybody’s talking about border carbon adjustments. The EU has announced its plan to tax the emissions … Continue Reading The Whac-a-Mole Economics of Border Carbon Adjustments
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?
Accounting for equity in social cost calculations has huge consequences. I have been really uncool for most of my life and continue to be proud of that fact. All the … Continue Reading Shouldn’t We Weight?
Our grid investment incentive structures need some re-tooling. The Biden administration is swinging for the fences with this new infrastructure plan. There’s a lot going on in this proposal. Electricity … Continue Reading Gearing Up for Grid Modernization
More regional cooperation is needed to achieve Biden’s carbon-free grid. You may or may not be familiar with the children’s song alluded to in the title, but it is what … Continue Reading The More We Get Together, The Happier We’ll Be
To site new generation we must develop inclusive processes that don’t just reward the most influential. When you fly into Maui, at some point on the approach to Kahului airport … Continue Reading Finding Homes for Wind and Solar