Technological innovation has the potential to disrupt energy markets and influence energy policy around the world. It also plays an important role to improve access to energy sources in developing nations and to meet global environment goals.
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.
Daniel Raimi, author of Columbia University Press book, The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertainties of the Shale Revolution, writes in The Hill about the risks and benefits of shale development.
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.
Former President and CEO, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Host Jason Bordoff sits down with Dr. Paul Joskow to discuss the history and outlook for power markets in the United States. Joskow, a leading scholar in energy and environmental economics, utility markets and regulation, recently stepped down as...
Host Bill Loveless sits down with Senator Murkowski, one of the leading voices in the debate to expanded U.S. drilling, to discuss new developments in the sector as well as other energy and environment policy under the Trump administration....