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New E3 Study Offers Recommendations for Overcoming Barriers to New Renewable Siting and Permitting

April 16, 2024

Deployment of renewable energy projects at scale is critical to the U.S. achieving its climate goals. Over the past several …

E3 Study Findings and Recommendations Inform Massachusetts Energy Storage Targets

January 23, 2024

Last week, Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey presented her State of the Commonwealth address which highlighted the state's ambition to become …

E3 and ACORE Publish New Report Comparing Hourly and Annual GHG Emissions Accounting and Associated Costs for Clean Hydrogen

April 25, 2023

Low-carbon hydrogen production is a key component of many plans to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, especially for hard-to-decarbonize sectors …

Willdan and E3 Develop Decarbonization Plan for the National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation

February 9, 2023

E3 and Willdan developed a decarbonization plan for the National Parks of Lake Superior Foundation (NPLSF) to eliminate greenhouse gas …

Photo of the City of Sacramento and the state capitol buildingCalifornia Air Resources Board Releases 2022 Scoping Plan Backed by E3 Modeling and Analysis

November 22, 2022

Last week, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) released the 2022 Scoping Plan for Achieving Carbon Neutrality (2022 Scoping Plan). …

E3 Supports Update of New York Emissions Factors

September 15, 2022

In a new whitepaper published by NYSERDA, E3 provided technical support and analysis to update greenhouse gas emissions factors for …

E3 Designs Action Plan for New York City Government to Meet Emissions Reduction Goals

January 18, 2022

Last month, E3 completed the development of New York City’s Local Law 97 (LL97) Implementation Action Plan. The implementation action …

Rooftop SolarNew York Announces Plan, Supported by E3 Analysis, to Achieve 10 GW of Distributed Solar by 2030

January 12, 2022

Last month, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced a new roadmap for New York to achieve the installation of at …

New Analysis from E3 Develops Decarbonization Pathways to Meet New York’s Emissions Targets

October 19, 2021

In new analysis presented to the New York Climate Action Council (CAC) last week, E3 developed three distinct decarbonization scenarios …

CA and US flagE3 Contributes to New Study Showing Clean Firm Power is Key to Decarbonized California

May 14, 2021

In a recent paper published in Issues in Science and Technology, three groups of energy system modelers sought to answer …

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 …

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 Testimony Supports Georgia’s Largest-Ever Solar Procurement

July 25, 2019

Georgia Power, the Southern Company subsidiary that is the state’s largest electricity provider, will procure more than 2 GW of …

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, …

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