On The Record

The Center produces a robust set of outputs including reports, commentaries, op-eds, congressional testimony and more. Below is a list of works, authored by Center staff and Fellows, ordered by most recent publication date.

<p>Sanctions have been employed in order to persuade Russia both to halt its activities in Ukraine and to prompt a political settlement of the issues that led to the crisis that began in 2013. However, reports continue to emerge that Russia is arming and supporting insurgents in Ukraine while the process toward a political resolution has come to a halt. This episode looks at the role of sanctions, including whether they can contribute to a solution to the crisis in Ukraine. Should they be expanded? What, if any, have been their unintended consequences?

<p>The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation and discussion on The Future of Solar Energy, a study published by the MIT Energy Initiative. The study examines the technical, economic and policy dimensions of solar energy today and makes policy recommendation aimed at supporting the efficient and effective deployment of solar energy over the long-term. <strong>Francis O'Sullivan</strong>, Director of Research and Analysis at the MIT Energy Initiative, and Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management, presented the study and its key findings.

<p>The Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) hosted a presentation and discussion on the International Energy Agency's (IEA) 2015 Energy Efficiency Market Report with <strong>Philippe Benoit</strong>, Head of the Energy Efficiency and Environment Division, IEA. Energy efficiency has been referred to as a “hidden fuel” that extends energy supplies, increases energy security, lowers carbon emissions and supports sustainable economic growth.

<p>The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation and discussion of the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2015 with report lead author <strong>Michael Waldron, </strong>Renewable Energy Markets Analyst and Project Manager, IEA, and co-author <strong>Heymi Bahar,</strong> Renewable Energy Markets Analyst, IEA.</p>
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<p>The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a conversation with David Crane, President and Chief Executive Officer, NRG, who discussed the transformation of the US power sector and the importance of leadership and innovation in the energy space. CGEP Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow moderated the discussion with Mr. Crane.</p>