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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 …

E3 Examines Role of Nuclear Power in a Deeply Decarbonized Pacific Northwest

March 9, 2020

Following 2019 Washington state legislation calling for emissions-free electricity by 2045, E3 recently investigated the role of zero-emitting firm resources …

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 …

E3 Projects Substantial Capacity Shortfall in the Pacific Northwest

December 2, 2019

A new E3 study finds that the Pacific Northwest faces a near-term capacity shortage of up to 7,000 megawatts (MW) …

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 …

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 …

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 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, …

California Air Resources Board (CARB) Scoping Plan

January 24, 2017

In January 2017, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) issued their proposed plan to achieve the most ambitious reduction in …

Full Value Tariff Design and Retail Rate Choices

April 19, 2016

E3's recently released Full Value Tariff Design and Retail Rate Choices Report, sponsored by New York State Energy Research and Development …

Technology Pathways to a Low-Carbon Energy System

February 24, 2016

E3's work on technology pathways to a low-carbon energy system is having a significant international impact. E3 chief scientist Dr. …

Western Interconnection Flexibility Assessment

January 30, 2016

E3 recently completed an assessment of the flexibility of the generation fleet of the Western Interconnection under a range of …

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