• 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
    February 11, 2019

    EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook 2019—The Future Looks Pleasant

    Things are happening so fast in the U.S. energy sector that the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) is having a tough time keeping up. You really can’t blame the agency because America’s energy producers just keep exceeding everybody’s expectations. EIA’s just released Annual Energy Outlook
  • Reports
    February 1, 2019

    Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk: 2018 Edition

    The 2018 edition of the Global Energy Institute’s (GEI) Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk (Index)—the eight in the series—incorporates the most recent historical and forecast data to assess the current and future state of U.S. energy security risk. The Index is made up of 37 different measures of energy security risk in the following nine categories: global fuels; fuel imports; energy expenditures; price and market volatility; energy use intensity; electric power sector; transportation sector; environmental; and basic science and energy research & development.1 The Index covers the historical period from 1970 to 2017 and a forecast period out to 2040.

  • Blog
    January 16, 2019

    Putting Pig Waste to Good Use!

    There’s no doubt that businesses large and small throughout America are focused on ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While the U.S. has made great progress over the last decade, the private sector is hard at work finding new and innovative ways to reduce emissions—including from an unlikely
  • Blog
    December 11, 2018

    Trimming the Old Red Tape that Hinders New Source Review

    Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) celebrated the one-year anniversary of an obscure guidance memorandum that surely deserves recognition as amongst the most arcane policy documents to garner a birthday commemoration. Titled “ Enforceability and Use of the Actual-to
  • Blog
    December 10, 2018

    A Whole New Kind of Power Plant

    The goal of our EnergyInnovates initiative is to highlight promising and interesting technology and people that are at the forefront of new energy solutions. This fall, I had a chance to spend some time with the dynamic team at NET Power who are the very definition of innovators—and are changing the
  • Letters
    November 1, 2018

    Coalition Comments on the Affordable Clean Energy (“ACE”) Rule

    The Associations represent the Nation’s leading energy and manufacturing sectors that form the backbone of the Nation’s industrial ability to grow our economy and provide jobs in an environmentally sustainable and energy-efficient manner. The Associations represent members who both generate and rely
  • Blog
    October 10, 2018

    Michael's Impact on Energy: Daily Update

    Hurricane season is far from over. Category 4 Hurricane Michael is poised to make landfall on the Florida panhandle today, accompanied by 100mph winds and a massive storm surge. According to reports, Michael will be the strongest hurricane to ever come ashore along the Florida Panhandle in records