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|Energy Leaders Address Consent-Based Siting of Nuclear Waste
July 20, 2022
Experts responded to key questions from the Department of Energy on the creation and implementation of a consent-based approach to the siting of nuclear waste. Read more.
|Energy Leaders Address Solutions for Decarbonizing Mass Market Buildings
March 28, 2022
Experts have identified a four-pronged carbon reduction approach for the critical, sizable real estate segment of class B/C buildings. Read more.
|Experts Identify 7 Principles To Guide Energy Policy
September 14, 2021
Energy experts have identified seven principles that should be used by officials at all levels of government to guide the development of effective energy policies. Read more.
|Energy Leaders Highlight Alternative Transportation Options for Energy Independence
November 19, 2020
A diverse group of energy leaders recommended changes to the U.S. transportation sector that would increase American energy independence. Read more.
|Experts Weigh In On Carbon Pricing
April 23, 2020
Recent expert dialogues on carbon pricing conducted by the non-partisan OurEnergyPolicy (OEP) revealed some strong views on the need to move boldly on policies to price carbon. Read more.
|Energy Experts Recommend Actions for Offshore Wind Growth
March 31, 2020
The United States’ offshore wind industry is set to grow exponentially—from only one operating wind farm (Block Island Wind Farm in Rhode Island) to about 30 more offshore wind projects that are currently under development. Read more.
|Energy Experts Address America’s Dependency on Critical Mineral Imports
February 11, 2020
As America’s drive toward clean energy intensifies, a major threat may be our reliance on importing critical mineral inputs like cobalt for these technologies, say top experts in an OurEnergyPolicy dialogue. Read more.
|Energy Experts Discussing the Moniz “Green Real Deal”
October 30, 2019
Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz first called on the need for a “Green Real Deal” in a CNBC editorial with former Assistant Secretary of Energy Andy Karsner in March, and now OurEnergyPolicy’s (OEP) community of energy experts are discussing it. Read more.
|Comprehensive Online Energy Library Adds Features and Relaunches as “OurEnergyLibrary”
July 2, 2019
OurEnergyPolicy.org’s resource library—the most comprehensive online resource library for U.S. energy policy-relevant publications and materials—now has a new name, a new look, and improved search and sort capabilities. Read more.
|Nationwide, Non-Partisan Community Weighs In on Legislation Approved by Senate Committee
April 23, 2019
Senator Barrasso (R-WY)’s USE IT Act, approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee last week, received generally positive marks, along with some suggested changes, in a robust discussion online by energy professionals. Read more.
|Online Discussion Opens for Feedback on Tonko Climate Action Framework
April 17, 2019
Congressman Paul Tonko (D-NY-20) is hosting a discussion on OurEnergyPolicy.org to gather input from its 1,600-member community and other energy professionals on his nine-point climate action framework. Read more.
|Could Carbon Tax Revenue Use Be a Game Changer?
January 31, 2019
OurEnergyPolicy’s expert dialogue revealed a partial consensus among commenters that a carbon fee and dividend—in which tax revenues would be refunded to taxpayers—would be the carbon pricing policy with the greatest likelihood to pass on the federal level. Read more.