Tag Archives: International

Department of Energy Week in Review: Release of New Scientific Integrity Policy and Inaugural State of the Labs Report, PetraNova Becomes First Power-Related CCS Project in U.S. to Begin Commercial Operation, and Signing of U.S. and Mexico Bilateral Electric Reliability Principles

It has been a busy week for DOE.  Yesterday, January 11, 2017, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced the release of DOE’s Scientific Integrity Policy and the corresponding implementation order.  Stating that “[t]he cornerstone of the scientific integrity policy at DOE is … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Department of Energy Week in Review: Release of New Scientific Integrity Policy and Inaugural State of the Labs Report, PetraNova Becomes First Power-Related CCS Project in U.S. to Begin Commercial Operation, and Signing of U.S. and Mexico Bilateral Electric Reliability Principles

U.S. and Canada Coordinate on Grid Security; FERC Releases Reliability Primer

Two noteworthy documents addressing grid security and reliability came out earlier this month.  The United States and Canada announced the Joint United States-Canada Electric Grid Security and Resilience Strategy (Joint Strategy), which outlines the two countries’ goals and plans to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on U.S. and Canada Coordinate on Grid Security; FERC Releases Reliability Primer

Two Big Reports Released on November 16: the White House Decarbonization Plan and the World Energy Outlook 2016

On November 16, the Obama Administration released its “Mid-Century Strategy for Deep Decarbonization.”  The 100-page plan lays out a detailed strategy to meet a goal of reducing by 2050 economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 80% or more below 2005 levels.  … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Two Big Reports Released on November 16: the White House Decarbonization Plan and the World Energy Outlook 2016

CNAS Recommends a First 100 Days Energy Agenda for Next President

With the 2016 U.S. election just two weeks from today, several organizations have released reports examining the energy-related issues confronting the next president.  Earlier this month the Nicholas Institute at Duke published a report on the energy and environmental issues … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on CNAS Recommends a First 100 Days Energy Agenda for Next President

Frequently Asked Questions about the Paris Agreement

Earlier this month, the Congressional Research Service (CRS) released Climate Change: Frequently Asked Questions about the 2015 Paris Agreement.  CRS starts with a summary of and context for the Paris Agreement, noting that “Members of Congress have expressed diverse views … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Posts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions about the Paris Agreement