• Electricity

    The composition of tomorrow’s electricity generation mix dominates many of the energy policy debates held today. Reliability and affordability must remain prominent factors in the electricity sector transition already underway, but given the challenge posted by climate change, attention must be paid to the environmental impact of electricity sources. Efforts must be undertaken at the national, state, and local levels to facilitate energy innovation and company-driven and federally-sponsored research and development activities.

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  • Blog
    April 24, 2019

    Battery-Powered Innovation

    GEI’s EnergyInnovates initiative showcases American innovators, the technologies that are shaping today’s energy landscape, and the projects that are laying the groundwork for the future. In an industrial area north of San Diego, we found all three. In just six months, San Diego Gas & Electric, a
  • Blog
    April 23, 2019

    The Dramatic Unreality of the Green New Deal

    Virtually unheard of just 3 months ago , the Green New Deal (GND) has burst into the national debate faster and more furiously than any issue in recent memory. As controversial as the ideas in the GND are, advocates on both sides seem to agree that the proposal would entail a radical and
  • Blog
    April 22, 2019

    An Earth Day Look at the “Greatest Story Seldom Told”

    Earlier this month, the Chamber’s Global Energy Institute rolled out our “ American Energy: Cleaner, Stronger ” agenda. GEI Acting President Christopher Guith summarized the effort thusly: “The U.S. energy industry has been among the most innovative sectors of the economy, and will continue to make
  • Blog
    March 27, 2019

    Nuclear Innovation Week 2019: Promoting Industry Progress and Potential

    This week marks the Nuclear Energy Institute’s (NEI’s) second annual Nuclear Innovation Week , when top industry experts gather in Washington, D.C., to discuss and celebrate the international research, development and deployment of advanced nuclear technologies. This year’s event touches upon
  • Letters
    March 19, 2019

    U.S. Chamber Comments on EPA's Proposed GHG New Source Performance Standards

    Dear Administrator Wheeler: The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (“the Chamber”) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA’s”) proposed amendments to the Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions From New, Modified, and
  • Blog
    March 14, 2019

    Lagging Infrastructure = Higher Electricity Prices

    It’s time once again for one of our most interesting annual features – our state-by-state comparison of electricity prices. Similar to past years, we base our electricity rate map upon the most recent calendar year price data released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The