Event
April 19, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP will celebrate its 5th anniversary and host the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum will include keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders...

Research
Report

Jason Bordoff, Joshua Linn, and Akos Losz explores the impact of the EPA's decision to roll back US fuel economy standards. 

Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sale
Research
Commentary

Tommy Beaudreau examines the positive implications of the Department of the Interior (DOI) March region-wide lease sale--that offered about 77 million acres in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM)--and what it means for the future of the offshore industry in the United States.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics are just a few of the digital trends that are poised to disrupt the energy system in the coming decades. These developments have the potential to improve productivity, safety and...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Energy efficiency is one important component in the larger playbook to reduce carbon emissions and ward off the damaging effects of climate change. It is also an essential element of a reliable and affordable energy system.

On a new ...

Event
April 04, 2018

Over the coming decades, digital technologies are set to make energy systems around the world more connected, intelligent, efficient, reliable, and sustainable. But getting everything right will not be easy. The International Energy Agency (IEA)...

Research
Commentary

Johannes Urpelainen writes that the time is ripe for a revolution in renewable energy policy. Government subsidies that allow renewable energy generation to compete with fossil fuels no longer make sense. Instead, governments interested in clean energy and decarbonization should use policy to remove systemic obstacles to growth and integrate intermittent power supplies into the electric grid.

Event
March 27, 2018

Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What’s more, its potential is nearly limitless—every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year...

Event
March 19, 2018

In the wake of President Trump’s announcement that he intends to have the United States leave the Paris climate accord, many American states, cities, and corporations declared: “We are still in.” Beyond the rhetoric, however, how strongly...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The outlook for global oil demand has changed dramatically over the last decade. New technologies and policy have energy experts forecasting that demand for oil will peak. Many tie this outlook to the advent of electric vehicles, but given that...

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