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High voltage signs

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.


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.

CCUS Finance
Dr. Julio Friedmann, Emeka Ochu and Jeffrey D. Brown

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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Cheryl LaFleur
Former Chairman, FERC & Distinguished Visiting Fellow, CGEP

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.

Leah Stokes
Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

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

Ali Zaidi
Deputy Secretary for Energy and Environment, Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

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.