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In this new commenary, CGEP Nonresident Fellow Shayle Kann and his co-author MJ Shiao argue that there are two main reasons solar companies will think twice before investing into new US solar panel manufacturing industry -- the economic benefits from new tariffs may never materilaize and if they do they will be short lived. 

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A recent study by MIT attempts to address the issue of the technological improvements in the U.S. tight oil sector. Given the consequential impacts of the US shale revolution, both at home and abroad, it is important to understand what the MIT study actually said and its implications for US production. In this new commentary, CGEP scholar Marianne Kah attempts to highlight and clarify some of the critical findings of the MIT study and address more broadly the many uncertainties regarding forecasting future US tight oil production. 

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In a new commentary from the Center on Global Energy Policy, Nonresident Fellow Dr. Varun Sivaram surveys four areas affected by Trump’s solar tariffs—domestic manufacturing, innovation in solar technology, domestic deployment of solar power, and trade retaliation and disputes—concluding that the tariffs will not generate material benefits in any of them.  

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Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew outlines four potential paths forward for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and their implications for energy markets.

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Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew and David Mortlock explore the history of the EU blocking regulation and potential outcomes of the United States unilaterally reimposing secondary sanctions for Iran today.

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Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew examines how different parties might respond to  President Trump's announcement that he will no longer certify that the the Iran nuclear deal (also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA), is in the U.S. national interest. 

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Faculty affiliate A.J. Goulding explores U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry’s September 29 order to the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to address threats to U.S. electrical grid resiliency.

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Fellow Morgan Bazilian and Simone Tagliapietra, senior researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, discuss the role of international institutions in bringing electricity to sub-Saharan Africa.

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Senior Scholar Antoine Halff writes on the risk to US energy infrastructure in the face of natural disaster.

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In a new commentary from the Center on Global Energy Policy, faculty affiliate Timothy Frye writes that despite the frequency of criticism that economic sanctions induce a rally around the flag affect, evidence in support of the claim is hard to come by.

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