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New York Electricity Goals Achievable?

December 10, 2019 |
Earlier this year, the New York State Senate passed the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, which outlines strict goals for New York State’s electricity mix and emissions by 2050. The bill essentially attempts to make carbon-emitting sources of...
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Who Wins if Nuclear Loses?

September 18, 2019 |
With the Democratic presidential primary continuing to pick up, energy policy has come into focus, bringing rarely discussed topics like nuclear power to the forefront. More left leaning candidates, like Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, have come out against...
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You’re Gonna Need A Bigger Battery

July 25, 2019 |
Last week, Berkeley and San Francisco made headlines as the California cities announced plans to ban new natural gas hookups as they work towards the state goal of 100% carbon-free energy by 2045. The new ordinances would require new...
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Cap and Trade Works!…Or Does It?

February 12, 2019 |
Last week, climate change took center stage when the “Green New Deal” was promoted in Washington DC. The Green New Deal, though, is not the only new proposal on the table. Initiatives across the US are being proposed to...
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The Great Renewables Divide

September 25, 2018 |
Coal-fired power generation is on the decline. Hard to argue with that. The EIA recently published an article pointing out that coal generation is still the most predominant form of generation in 18 states. While this is true, coal’s...
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