Clean Energy


, Wind Solar Alliance
New Report Offers Solutions For Troubled Electricity Markets
Devin Hartman

From Wind Solar Alliance:

“This paper is especially timely given states’ motivations to rethink participation in organized capacity markets,” which guarantee electricity supply, said Devin…

, CQ Magazine
Carbon-free nuclear power in a crisis just when it’s most needed
Devin Hartman

From CQ Magazine:

The challenges are especially great in the U.S., where other clean energy sources are growing faster and becoming more cost-competitive than nuclear, says Devin Hartman of the R…

, Utility Dive
‘This is going to be a very big deal’ — Coronavirus poised to disrupt storage, solar sectors
Josiah Neeley

From Utility Dive:

The impacts of the virus on China’s power sector depend on how long the outbreak continues and how far it spreads, Josiah Neeley, senior fellow of energy policy at the R Street…

Initial Thoughts on the CLEAN Future Act
Josiah Neeley

On Wednesday the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released the legislative text for the CLEAN Future Act, a piece of omnibus legislation relating to climate change. The discussion draft…

, Clean Viriginia
Bipartisan Bill Looks to End Va. Electric Monopolies
Devin Hartman

From Clean Virginia:

The bill was announced at a press conference by Del. Mark Keam (D–Vienna) and Del. Lee Ware (R–Powhatan) and endorsed by groups including the conservative R Street…

Red State = Clean Energy
Josiah Neeley

From Texas Clean Energy Coalition:

The Texas market-driven model is a bold contrast to calls for new environmental mandates

Thanks to past actions by state leaders including George W. Bush…

, Bloomberg
As Trump Tariffs Face Review, Solar Industry Girds for Fight

From Bloomberg:
Trump has wide authority to tweak the tariffs, including reducing them, eliminating them or exempting certain countries, said Clark Packard, trade policy council for the…

, E&E News
U.S. readies first wind-powered steel plant
Josiah Neeley & William Murray

From E&E News:

It’s an advantage the group, with assistance from the conservative R Street Institute, has sought to leverage with legislation that would enable companies to bypass utilities…

What Va.’s ‘political earthquake’ means for RGGI, renewables
Travis Kavulla

From Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition:

On the right, the coalition includes the FreedomWorks Foundation, R Street Institute, Reason Foundation and Virginia Institute for Public Policy.

, S&P Global
Washington Week: FERC pick heads to Congress, EPA moves coal ash deadline
William Murray

From S&P Global:

The R Street Institute will host a discussion on “Understanding Carbon-Neutral and Carbon-Negative Technologies” at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, D.C.