Tag: Energy Economy

News and Policies, U.S.

Investing in American Energy: Significant Impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act & Bipartisan Infrastructure Law on the U.S. Energy Economy & Emissions Reduction

August 17, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) are revitalizing the U.S. energy system by investing in American energy supply chains, clean energy job creation, emissions reduction, and consumer energy savings. DOE’s latest report “Investing in American Energy: […]

Energy Economics

The $3 Trillion Green Plan To Get The Economy Out Of Intensive Care

June 18, 2020

Via: Forbes

The International Energy Agency has outlined a $3 trillion plan to restart the global economy while cutting greenhouse gas emissions, saying that governments have a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to create jobs while decarbonizing infrastructure. Released today, the IEA says its three-year […]

News and Policies, State

New Jersey Becomes First US State To Include Climate Change In School Curriculum

June 4, 2020

Via: CleanTechnica

New Jersey has included climate change in its latest Student Learning Standards, the first US state to do so. According to a report by, beginning in September of 2021, climate change education will be taught in seven curriculum areas […]

Energy Economics

What’s The Role of Electricity In The Circular Economy?

January 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

At the World Economic Forum’s 50th Annual Meeting at Davos, there’s a keen focus on the energy transition and how best to pivot to more zero-carbon solutions like renewable energy, renewable gas, hydrogen and other promising fuels. While the rise […]

Energy Economics

A Millennial’s Perspective on the Green New Deal

December 27, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

The Green New Deal is getting a lot more attention as we get into the 2020 Presidential election. The Green New Deal is a set of proposed economic stimulus programs in the United States with a goal of addressing climate […]

Energy Economics

How Decarbonizing Electricity Can Help Reach U.S. Net Zero Emissions By 2050

November 20, 2019

Via: Energy Collective

Presidential candidates, state governments, and utilities are promoting “net zero” emissions targets to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and preserve a safe climate future by helping to limit global warming to well below 2°C. But few of them are […]

Energy Economics

Israel’s Natural Gas Discoveries Are Bridging Political Divides And Are Forging Economic Ties

April 18, 2019

Via: Forbes

Even more natural gas has been found off Israel’s coastline, which may help shift the global energy paradigm. Greek oil and gas developer Energean has discovered what it says is between 28-42 billion cubic meters of natural gas, all on […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Top Renewable Energy Financiers Reveal Pathway To $1 Trillion In U.S. Investment

July 11, 2018

Via: Forbes

Spurred by wind and solar sector growth, investment in America’s renewable energy industry exceeded $40 billion in 2017 according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, and is tracking close to the same amount in 2018, showing surprising resilience despite policy headwinds. […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, World

Trump Plans Budget Cuts That Would Give China A Huge Gift In The Emerging Energy Economy

February 1, 2018

Via: Forbes

According to the Washington Post, the Trump administration is prepared to ask Congress for a massive reduction in the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) programs, cutting these efforts by 72% for fiscal 2019. While the Post […]

Energy Consumption, Global

How Supercomputers Will Help To Accelerate The Emerging Energy Economy

December 13, 2017

Via: Forbes

Meeting global carbon reduction goals will not be easy, but the good news is that this heavy lift is getting a little lighter each day. In some places, renewable energy technologies are now delivering the cheapest electrons on the planet. […]