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Achieving Carbon Neutrality in California: E3 Presents Draft Report at California Air Resources Board Public Workshop

September 8, 2020

Record setting wildfires and heat waves across California have highlighted the urgency of acting on climate change and reducing greenhouse …

Solar panels, wind farms, and battery storageE3 Introduces New Framework to Apply ELCC Metric in Resource Adequacy

August 17, 2020

A new whitepaper by E3 proposes a practical application of effective load carrying capability (“ELCC”) in resource adequacy. Policy and economics …

E3 Launches Market Price Forecasting Service

July 21, 2020

E3 is excited to announce a new standardized product offering for wholesale market price forecasts.Electricity markets are evolving rapidly, leaving …

E3 Evaluates Hydrogen Opportunities in a Low-Carbon Future

July 21, 2020

Hydrogen as a zero-carbon fuel has generated renewed interest recently as an option to drive progress towards ambitious decarbonization targets …

E3 Evaluates Decarbonization Pathways for New York State

July 6, 2020

On June 24, 2020, E3 presented to New York's Climate Action Council (CAC) on preliminary results of a deep decarbonization …

E3 Quantifies Benefits of Transportation Electrification in Colorado

June 16, 2020

Xcel Energy Colorado filed its Transportation Electrification Program on May 15th pursuant to Colorado legislation (SB 077). Cost-benefit Analysis from …

E3 Highlights Need for Gas Transition Strategy in California

April 17, 2020

A new E3 study for the California Energy Commission demonstrates why the state needs a transition strategy for its retail …

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 …

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