Last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest annual forecast of U.S. energy, the Annual Energy Outlook 2018 (AEO2018). This year’s edition goes out to 2050 and provides a look at where the agency thinks production, consumption, imports, and exports of all major energy sources in the United States are headed.
Among the countless issues and storylines that drove the historic 2016 presidential election, few if any drew a more striking contrast than the Trump and Clinton campaigns’ respective approach to energy policy, and coal in particular. Mrs.
Yogi Berra once famously said “A nickel ain’t worth a dime anymore.” If he had been talking about EPA’s Regional Haze regulations, he could have been talking about a whole lot more nickels--$2 billion dollars worth to be exact.
It was about a year ago that we posted a bit of analysis on the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) independent look at the economic and energy market impacts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) proposed rule. You can probably get a hint what we found out from the title—EIA Analysis Shows EPA’s Carbon Regulations All Economic Pain for No Climate Gain. We concluded that:
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is dedicated to providing opportunities for young people to learn about and pursue careers in public service. It was fitting then that CHCI’s latest policy summit focused on energy, which is providing numerous opportunities for our entire nation to prosper.
IHS Markit’s annual CERAWeek energy conference brings together some of the top minds in business and policy to reflect on the current state of energy and what the future may hold for the industry at large. With the energy renaissance still in full swing and the Trump Administration’s numerous initiatives, this week’s conference is particularly timely.