Event
October 27, 2020

Housing and energy are the core of environmental justice. The housing in low-income communities -- defined as an area in which 23.59 percent or more of the population lives at or below the poverty line -- is frequently older and energy...

Research
Testimony

Speaking at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Technical Conference regarding Carbon Pricing in Organized Wholesale Electricity Markets, adjunct senior research scholar David R. Hill delivered a statement on issues surrounding carbon pricing in the FERC-jurisdictional markets.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Cheryl LaFleur, a former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, for her take on the California's blackouts and what they mean for California's grid.

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Research
Op-ed

In an op-ed for State of the Planet, Cheryl LaFleur diagnoses what's really ailing California's electric system, and lays out the four "preexisting conditions" that need to be addressed to prevent future blackouts.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Bill Loveless talks with Leah about her book “Short Circuiting Policy,” and its look at climate policies in different states.

Event
July 29, 2020

The U.S. power sector is in the midst of a rapid transformation driven by several broad and interlinked trends: electrification of existing sectors such as transport and heat, and connection of new customers; decentralization of production and...

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Research
Op-ed

In an op-ed for Power, David Hill argues that policymakers and consumers don’t have to choose between low-carbon energy sources and competitive power markets. It’s possible to have both.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Ali Zaidi, Chairman of Climate Policy and Finance and Deputy Secretary for Energy and Environment in the Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by Peter Fox-Penner, who is Founder and Director of Boston University’s Institute of Sustainable Energy.

CCUS Finance
Research
Report

Dr. Julio Friedmann, Emeka Ochu and Jeffrey Brown analyze the policy measures needed to close the finance and investment gap for carbon capture projects in the U.S. power sector, focusing on privately held power plants fueled by natural gas and coal that represent about half of the power generation in the U.S. 

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