Supreme Court to Decide on Demand Response
May 4, 2015 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

This week, the US Supreme Court agreed to review a ruling by a lower court holding that FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, has no jurisdiction to regulate demand response markets run by ISOs and RTOs.

CEG’s Natural Gas Strategy: Squaring Natural Gas With Climate Protection
February 26, 2014 by Lewis Milford

A few weeks ago, Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) announced it had reached a settlement with the owners of a new 630 MW natural gas plant in Salem, Massachusetts.

The End of the Electric Utilities? The Industry Thinks So Too
July 23, 2013 by Lewis Milford

Will electric utilities go the way of black rotary-phones and daily print newspapers, squeezed out by technology innovation, competition, stranded capital costs, and consumers wanting to make their own electric power? If you said yes, you are not alone.

A New Norquist Pledge? On Clean Energy, Get Your Facts Straight
January 4, 2012 by Lewis Milford

Grover Norquist has helped to paralyze the federal government on tax policy, and now he wants to bring gridlock to the many job-creating successes of state clean energy policy.

Crowd Sourcing Climate Tech—Where is DOE?
October 17, 2011 by

Why is it that the Defense Department is more innovative than the Department of Energy on technology development?

State Support for Clean Energy Jobs: A Way to Avoid Congressional Gridlock and Unlock the Job Creation Engine
September 13, 2011 by Lewis Milford

Obama should look to states for clean energy jobs as a way to avoid Congressional gridlock and controversies, and unlock the job creation engine at the local level.

Debt Deal Puts States Back in the Clean Energy Driver’s Seat
August 2, 2011 by Lewis Milford

The recent debt ceiling deal announced this week means two things for clean energy. One, forget Washington as a source of significant new funding and programs for a long time. Two, look once again to the states to keep momentum on clean energy alive.

Is the Fuel Cell Roller Coaster Heading Up or Down?
June 22, 2011 by Warren Leon

Few clean energy technologies have seen sharper swings in their perceived appeal and popularity than fuel cells.

Google’s Clean Energy Tax Strategy: Other Companies Should Follow Suit
June 15, 2011 by Lewis Milford

The latest Google foray into clean energy could hold lessons for many other companies interested in clean energy investment.

Turning Climate Tech Transfer on its Head
May 11, 2011 by Jessica Morey, Lewis Milford

This week we released a new report on global climate innovation – the lessons learned from global innovation initiatives in other areas to create new directions for climate technology innovation, especially in developing countries.