Clean Energy

Publications

, S&P Global
Low-cost renewable energy integration causes some experts to question RTO efficacy
Beth Garza

From S&P Global:

But the formation of RTOs and ISOs has benefitted some states and regions of the country, including Texas, said Beth Garza, a senior fellow with the R Street Institute. With…

Beware the trap of paying for Climate Infrastructure with Corporate Taxes
Philip Rossetti

A breakthrough in infrastructure negotiation occurred recently, when both the White House and a bipartisan group of senators agreed to a modest proposal that would be mostly constrained to…

, MCE Clean Energy
How Do I Know Where My Power Comes From? | MCE

From MCE Clean Energy:

What’s the energy mix on the California grid?

When we talk about energy mix, we’re generally referring to the total share of energy from each source….

Reviewing SEC Climate Disclosure Comments
Philip Rossetti

From Competitive Enterprise Institute:

Phil Rosetti, Resident Senior Fellow, R Street Institute (comment)

Climate change is a “slow moving, incremental financial risk that is…

Radio: How President Trump’s Tax Cut Helped the Environment
Philip Rossetti

From Inside Sources with Boyd Matheson:

The R Street Institute’s Philip Rosetti says President Trump’s 2017 tax cut had a surprising benefit: it was good for the environment.

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Suing the Climate
Josiah Neeley & Philip Rossetti

Americans love lawsuits. It’s almost a national pastime. So it shouldn’t be surprising that over the last few years a number of people have decided that the best way to deal with climate change…

How FERC Transmission Reform Can End the Delay of a Cleaner Future
Devin Hartman & Beth Garza

From Union of Concerned Scientists:

I’m going to assume you are familiar with a stack of past writings from UCS (on Order 1000, uncompetitive coal, cheaper renewables, energy storage) and…

Requiring renewables to purchase replacement power is a mistake for Texas
Josiah Neeley

Nancy Pelosi once famously said of Obamacare that “we have to pass the bill so you can find out what’s in it.” Some recent proposals by the Texas legislature regarding electricity seem to…

, Carbon Brief
Johnson must push G7 to pay billions more in climate aid, say experts
Ashley Nunes

From Carbon Brief:

The Financial Times carries a comment piece by Ashley Nunes – a research fellow at Harvard Law School and director for competition policy at the R Street Institute – arguing…

, Financial Times
The Biden administration shouldn’t ignore hybrid cars
Ashley Nunes

It pays to own a car. Research suggests earnings rise when an auto sits in the driveway. But car ownership also comes at a price. Transportation is a leading cause of greenhouse gases and the bulk of…

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