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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) …

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 …

E3 Joins Willdan Group

October 30, 2019

On October 30, Willdan Group (NASDAQ: WLDN) announced its acquisition of E3. Willdan is a nationwide provider of professional technical …

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 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, …

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 …

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