• Blog
    May 23, 2018

    The Neighborhood of the Future

    As we discussed earlier this month, Energy Innovates is the Global Energy Institute’s new initiative that highlights some of the most interesting energy projects and people that are changing our energy landscape. Our first stop is an exciting project in Hoover, Alabama, that is demonstrating energy
  • Blog
    May 7, 2018

    Tomorrow’s Homes … Today!

    While Silicon Valley is synonymous with “innovation” in our increasingly digital economy, today’s energy industry has been busy researching, developing, and building tomorrow’s future. These advanced technologies are being implemented in cities, towns, and neighborhoods all across the country. To
  • Blog
    May 1, 2018

    Greenhouse Gas Emissions Decline in 2016

    As my colleague Dan Byers recently wrote , although you wouldn’t know it from the dialogue in this country, Americans are enjoy some of the cleanest air in the world, with improvements in numerous cities every year. Now, the latest version of EPA’s Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and
  • Blog
    April 23, 2018

    Visualizing the U.S. Clean Air Success Story

    Have you heard the good news about the excellent state of U.S. air quality? Chances are, you haven’t. In fact, it is much more likely that you’ve heard the opposite—glum stories of smoggy skies and unhealthy air constantly under threat from industrial pollution and SUVs. Reality begs to differ. As
  • Blog
    March 27, 2018

    Electricity Rates Are Mostly Up, But Relief is in Sight

    One of our most popular annual features is our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices. As in past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent full year price data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration . The prices reflected on the map continue to reflect
  • Blog
    March 19, 2018

    Seamless Integration: The Future of Energy Infrastructure and Local Communities

    In the past, balancing necessary energy infrastructure with the needs of the community caused tension. Today however, the energy industry’s continued innovation has ushered in a new generation of industry projects that are fully integrated with the communities they call home. To highlight this trend