September 2022 in Review

 

This month in energy saw a range of analyses on the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant climate legislation in U.S. history. Newly published reports also call attention to the need for smart policy to optimize the US’ clean energy transition, emerging technology that can help achieve an equitable energy future, and considerations for nuclear as a clean energy resource.

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Popular Issues in September


Understanding the Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act on U.S. Energy

The recently-passed historic legislation allocates apporximately $370 billion to curb harmful emissions and promote green technology. the bill makrs the fulfillment of large parts of a long-promised Democratic platform.  

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Publications on the Inflation Reduction Act

2023 Standard Scenarios Report
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January 6, 2024
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Projecting Electricity-Sector Investments Under the Inflation Reduction Act
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December 16, 2023
Duke Nicholas Institute
Turning Decarbonization Goals into Reality
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December 12, 2023
DNV
Congressional Policy Priorities to Decarbonize U.S. Industry and Enhance Competitiveness
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September 12, 2023
Renewable Thermal Collaborative
Supply Chains Progress Report
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August 23, 2023
U.S. Department of Energy
Wind, Sea, and Shore
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August 17, 2023
OurEnergyPolicy
Dominion Energy South Carolina 2023 Integrated Resource Plan
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August 4, 2023
Dominion Energy
Energizing Innovation in Fiscal Year 2024
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May 22, 2023
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Economic Implications of the Climate Provisions of the Inflation Reduction Act
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May 22, 2023
National Bureau of Economic Research
How Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits Benefit Alabama
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May 18, 2023
Energy Innovation

RE+ Conference Sees Renewed Momentum for Renewable Energy Transition

Following a period of slow progress on renewable energy, attendees at the RE+ Conference in Anaheim, CA lauded the Inflation Reduction Act for its measures on energizing renewables, alleviating supply chain issues, and promoting domestic manufacturing. 

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Publications on Hydrogen

Kickstart Markets for Clean Energy Technologies
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January 16, 2024
Bipartisan Policy Center
Green Hydrogen: Energizing the Path to Net Zero
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June 19, 2023
Deloitte
U.S. National Clean Hydrogen Strategy and Roadmap
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June 1, 2023
U.S. Department of Energy
The Landscape of Clean Hydrogen: An Outlook for Industrial Hubs in the United States
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May 24, 2023
Industrial Innovation Initiative
The Landscape of Clean Hydrogen
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May 24, 2023
Carbon Solutions
Green Hydrogen Technology Assessment
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April 25, 2023
Renewable Thermal Collaborative
Towards Hydrogen Definitions Based on Their Emissions Intensity
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April 20, 2023
International Energy Agency
Low-Carbon Hydrogen: A Path to a Greener Future
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April 20, 2023
Capgemini Research Institute
It’s Critical to Prioritize Commercial and Market Readiness for H2Hubs
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April 17, 2023
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Analysis of Hourly & Annual GHG Emissions: Accounting for Hydrogen Production
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April 17, 2023
American Council on Renewable Energy
HyBuild Los Angeles Phase 2 Report
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March 23, 2023
Green Hydrogen Coalition
Pathways to Commercial Liftoff: Clean Hydrogen
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March 20, 2023
US Department of Energy
Clean Hydrogen: Policies to Help America Lead
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March 17, 2023
Third Way
Climate-Tech to Watch: Hydrogen Powered Aviation
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February 21, 2023
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

Publications on Offshore Wind

The 50 Offshore Wind Companies to Watch in 2024
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December 22, 2023
Reuters
Northern California and Southern Oregon Offshore Wind Transmission Study
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October 17, 2023
Schatz Energy Research Center
Potential Hydrodynamic Impacts of Offshore Wind Energy on Nantucket Shoals Regional Ecology
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October 12, 2023
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Building a National Network of Offshore Wind Ports
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September 25, 2023
Business Network for Offshore Wind
Building a Collaborative Data Strategy for the U.S. Offshore Wind Industry
Resource
September 11, 2023
Business Network for Offshore Wind
The Role of Concessional Climate Finance in Accelerating the Deployment of Offshore Wind in Emerging Markets
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September 6, 2023
Energy Sector Management Assistance Program
Offshore Wind Roadmap for Sri Lanka
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August 25, 2023
World Bank
Unlocking the Gulf of Mexico’s Offshore Wind Energy Potential
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August 24, 2023
Business Network for Offshore Wind
Offshore Wind Market Report: 2023 Edition
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August 24, 2023
U.S. Department of Energy
Wind, Sea, and Shore
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August 17, 2023
OurEnergyPolicy
Dominion Energy South Carolina 2023 Integrated Resource Plan
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August 4, 2023
Dominion Energy
2035 and Beyond: Offshore Wind Technical Report
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August 1, 2023
Energy Innovation
 
Recording
March 24, 2021
Recording
April 9, 2021

Publications on Solar

From Sun to Roof to Grid: Power Systems and Distributed PV Technical Report
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September 20, 2023
Energy Sector Management Assistance Program
Case Study: Solar Thermal at Colgate-Palmolive Factory
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June 12, 2023
Renewable Thermal Collaborative
50 States of Solar Q1 2023 Quarterly Report Executive Summary
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April 15, 2023
North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center
Energize Your Impact
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April 4, 2023
Clean Energy States Alliance
Addressing Regulatory Challenges to Tribal Solar Deployment
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March 31, 2023
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Observations and Lessons Learned From Installing Residential Roofing-Integrated Photovoltaics
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March 22, 2023
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
US Solar Market Insight: 2022 Year in Review Executive Summary
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March 15, 2023
Wood Mackenzie and Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
Inclusive Shared Solar: The State Policy Landscape and Select Community Solar Project Profiles
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February 23, 2023
National Association of State Energy Officials and National Energy Assistance Directors Association
Global Solar Report 2023 Edition
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February 10, 2023
Raptor Maps