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E3 Develops Performance Incentive Mechanisms for Decarbonization in Minnesota

March 27, 2020

Xcel Energy’s announcement, late last year, of a 100% carbon-free goal by midcentury and an accompanying 80% GHG reduction goal …

Minnesota Storage Economics: Solar + Storage Now, Stand-Alone in 2025

January 17, 2020

In response to state legislation passed last year, E3 recently completed a Minnesota energy storage cost-benefit analysis following a competitive …

Viewpoint: A Smart Transition to 100% Clean Energy

December 19, 2019

In a recent opinion piece for UtilityDive, E3’s Arne Olson and Dan Mullen argue that a smart transition to 100% clean energy …

Maryland’s Draft Climate Plan, Built on E3 Analysis, Aims for Steep 2030 Emissions Cuts

October 30, 2019

Maryland’s draft climate plan, released by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) earlier this month, aims to achieve a …

Minnesota Announces Transportation Decarbonization Pathways, With E3 Support

September 23, 2019

The Minnesota Dept. of Transportation (MnDOT) recently announced plans to decarbonize the state’s transportation sector, its largest source of greenhouse …

At CARB, Amber Mahone Outlines Technologies and Deployment Scenarios for Deep Decarbonization

September 3, 2019

California has set an ambitious statewide goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2045, a future that is consistent with keeping …

Steering Renewables Development to California’s Least-Sensitive Lands

August 9, 2019

Achieving California’s ambitious clean energy goals will require a massive build-out of solar and wind power. E3 has estimated that …

E3 Helps New York Identify Candidates for Peaker Replacement with Storage

July 19, 2019

In a groundbreaking analysis for New York, E3 found that at least 275 MW of the state's fossil-fueled peaking units, …

In Minnesota, Xcel Lays Out Clean Energy Vision with E3 Support

July 3, 2019

On July 1, Xcel Energy filed its 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for its Upper Midwest system with the Minnesota …

Gas meterAt CEC, E3 Highlights Need for Gas Transition Strategy in California

June 26, 2019

Draft results of a new E3 study for the California Energy Commission show that the state needs a transition strategy …

Energy Tradeoffs: Modeling Decarbonization in the West

June 25, 2019

Senior Partner Arne Olson recently discussed several recent E3 projects modeling decarbonization in the Western U.S. on the Energy Tradeoffs …

E3 Quantifies the Consumer and Emissions Impacts of Electrifying California Homes

April 15, 2019

Tackling greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings is a key challenge for California as it pursues carbon neutrality by 2045. Roughly a quarter of the state’s …

Arne Olson Quoted on California’s 100% Clean Energy Goal in UtilityDive

January 4, 2019

Arne Olson, E3 senior partner, was recently quoted in UtilityDive about California's goal to reach 100 percent clean energy by …

E3 Analyzes Building Decarbonization in the Pacific Northwest

November 28, 2018

In Oregon and Washington, policymakers and the public are contemplating steep cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. A key question, …

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