In a new commentary, CGEP Scholar Katherine Spector outlines the role that gas storage plays in the North American winter, demonstrates how unusual the storage fundamentals look going into this coming season and why they support higher prices, and explains what might be unanticipated price spikes given the data.
CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examines four concerns that carbon tax supporters have raised with the design of Initiative 1631 in Washington state. For each, he highlights the consensus of economists on how a carbon tax should be designed (in theory) and compares those recommendations to the details of Initiative 1631.
Host Bill Loveless talks to Jim Hempstead of Moody's about how environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are becoming increasingly important to judging the credit worthiness of electric utilities.
Bill Loveless talks to Carlos Torres, a former official with Consolidated Edison in New York, and the man assigned by the Governor of Puerto Rico with the difficult task of coordinating the restoration of electricity for the island.
On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Bill Loveless speaks with Paula Gold Williams, the President and CEO of CPS Energy in San Antonio, Texas, the largest public electric and gas utility in the U.S.
Writing in the New York Times, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff argues that the damage done by the Trump administration’s reversal of Mr. Obama’s climate policies is less a sharp rise in carbon emissions than it is the loss of American leadership and missed opportunity to save future generations from climate change’s severe impacts.
As the energy world becomes more integrated, more dynamic and more complex, the need to try and better understand the outlook for the industry only grows. One publication that helps us to do this is the Bloomberg New Energy Outlook Report, an...