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Greenhouse Gas Emissions from State-Owned Enterprises: A Preliminary Inventory

State-owned enterprises (SOEs) play a major role in the production of goods and services across many of the world’s largest economies, particularly in electricity generation, oil and gas, and heavy industry. This report provides an accounting of direct emissions associated with SOEs globally.

WASHINGTON DC, Apr 8 2021 (IPS) - As the world looks to address issues of gender equity, development and climate change, the importance of increasing the participation of women in the energy sector is gaining attention. To date, this topic has...

The Role of Corporate Renewable Power Purchase Agreements in Supporting US Wind and Solar Deployment

In a new student-led report, James Kobus, Ali Ibrahim Nasrallah, and Jim Guidera explore the drivers influencing the renewables PPA market and assess whether these procurement initiatives by nonutility corporations are likely to continue growing in the United States at a rapid enough pace to support power sector deep decarbonization goals.

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Katherine Blunt

Wildfire season is upon us. With nearly 80% of the Western US in extreme drought, fires have already scorched more than five and a half million acres this year – double the number of acres compared to this time...

Michael Webber
University of Texas, Austin

In February 2021, Winter Storm Uri pushed the Texas power grid to its limit, leading to widespread blackouts across the state. At its peak, the storm left 4.5 million homes and businesses without power, causing an...

Lynn Good
President & CEO, Duke Energy

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Lynn Good, the chair, president and CEO of Duke Energy.