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PRESS RELEASES
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.

MEDIA MENTIONS
The Hydrogen Economy Will Soon Be Ready For Take Off, Including Planes
and Power Plants
November 6, 2022
Forbes
Intense Heat Pushing Texas Grid to the Brink Highlights Need for Long-Duration Energy Storage, Experts Say   Do We Double-Down on Fossil Fuels or Hasten the Move to Green Energy?
July 19, 2022
Utility Dive
  April 4, 2022
Forbes
 
Why Utilities Didn’t Join the Supreme Court Case Against EPA Power Plant Emission Rules Up in the Air as Technologies Change
March 10, 2022
E&E News
March 9, 2022
RTO Insider
Panelists Discuss Obstacles to Rooftop Solar Installation Community Solar Could Fill a Market Void – But Regulatory and Technical Gaps Remain
February 17, 2022
RTO Insider
February 21, 2022
Forbes
 
Critical Minerals: America’s Achilles Heel? US Lacks Minerals and Metals and Is Import Dependent Bringing Down Battery Costs will Enable Automakers to meet Biden’s 50% EV sales Goal: GM Official
January 13, 2022
RTO Insider
December 10, 2021
IHS Markit
 
When It Comes To Correcting Climate Change, Should Free Markets Or Government Take The Lead? Climate Conservatives: ‘COP26 is Going to Fail” – Advocates of Laissez-faire ‘Clean Capitalism’ Call for Government Carrots, not Sticks
November 1, 2021
Forbes
October 27, 2021
RTO Insider
 
Using Shared Principles to Guide our Global and National Energy Policy Can a Clean Energy Standard Win Bipartisan Support and Deliver Results? Sen. Tina Smith and Three Experts Weigh In
October 11, 2021
The Hill
August 4, 2021
Electric Power Supply Association
Everything we know about Biden’s mysterious CES Proposed Federal Clean Energy Standards
August 2, 2021
E&E News
August 2, 2021
R Street
Can President Biden Get The Clean Energy Standard Across The Goal Line? Can President Biden Get The Clean Energy Standard Across The Goal Line?
August 2, 2021
Technology Times
August 1, 2021
Forbes
Probing the Pros and Cons of Enacting a Federal Clean Energy Standard OurEnergyPolicy Webinar Touts Clean Energy Standard
August 1, 2021
RTO Insider
July 29,2021
Power Markets Today
Can We Stop Stressing Over The Green Energy Transition — It Is Bearing Fruit ConEd Banks On Energy Efficiency Near Term For Clean Energy Transition
July 1, 2021
Forbes
June 18, 2021
Energy + Environment Leader
ConEd Looking to Power New York City’s Future with Natural Gas, Mix of Renewables Con Edison CEO Sees Company Future in Clean Energy
June 17, 2021
Natural Gas Intelligence
June 16, 2021
RTO Insider
ConEd ‘uniquely positioned’ to lead clean energy transition, CEO says, laying out broad path Con Edison Says It Is Cut Out To Lead The Carbon-Free Transition
June 16, 2021
Utility Dive
June 16, 2021
Forbes
Natural Gas Reliability, Resiliency Central to Low-Carbon Energy Future, Execs Say Natural Gas Is Now A Punching Bag But Can It Withstand The Pummeling?
May 26, 2021
Natural Gas Intelligence
May 23, 2021
Forbes
Citigroup sees $2-4T clean energy spending gap; analysts weigh private capital’s ability to fix that Former NRC chair questions economic feasibility of new nuclear in US
April 23, 2021
Utility Dive
April 12, 2021
Utility Dive
What’s the biggest role for hydrogen in a clean energy economy? It depends on who you ask. Will clean energy SPACs survive current Wall Street bubble?
March 25, 2021
Utility Dive
October 26, 2020
PV Magazine
State Officials Worry Electric Car Expansion Could Hurt Low-Income People ARPN Expert Panel Member: U.S. Must Turn to Building Out Critical Mineral Supply Chains Securing Both Inputs and Outputs
June 11, 2020
Washington Examiner
May 21, 2020
American Resources Policy Network
‘China Is Building One Battery Gigafactory a Week; The US One Every Four Months’: Simon Moores USGS Report Informs Critical Mineral Policy
May 21, 2020
Benchmark Mineral Intelligence
February 19, 2020
MetalTech News
Time for a Price on Carbon 35 Minerals That Are Critical To Our Society
February 4, 2020
Advanced Biofuels USA
November 19, 2019
Energy Choice Coalition
Federal Climate Change Policy is Needed Now and Must Leverage the Private Sector Nonprofit Relaunches Improved Online Resource Library
October 17, 2019
Story Partners
July 2, 2019
Energy Choice Coalition
Comprehensive Online Energy Library Adds Features and  Relaunches as “OurEnergyLibrary” USE IT Act: Reducing Emissions Through Carbon Use Innovation, Not Regulation
July 2, 2019
Environmental News Bits
March 19, 2019
Advanced Biofuels USA
Should the Dept. of Energy Ensure Natural Gas Pipelines’ Physical & Cybersecurity? The Problem with Renewable Energy Subsidies
January 8, 2019
Countable
December 3, 2018
Texas Public Policy Foundation
Bioenergy Is the Overlooked Giant of Decarbonization UT Energy Poll and OurEnergyPolicy.org Surveys Reveal Support for Energy Efficiency and Concerns about Political Squabbling
November 18, 2018
Advanced Biofuels USA
April 30, 2014
University of Texas, Austin