Steve Clemmer

In March 2017, I testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on how federal tax credits for renewable energy have been a key driver for the recent growth in the US wind and solar...

On April 14, Energy Secretary Rick Perry requested a 60-day “Study examining electricity markets and reliability.” The study was scheduled to be released on June 26, but it now appears it will be...

President Trump announced last week that he was pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Agreement because, he said, it would impose “draconian financial and economic burdens” on the US...

During the campaign, President-elect Trump promised to revive the coal industry. As others have reported, gutting EPA regulations designed to protect public health and the climate will have little...

As the nation continues its transition to clean energy, innovative financing programs are one way states are attracting significant private investment in energy efficiency and renewable energy, while...

As a certified energy geek, I always look forward to this time of year. On July 11 and 12, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) is holding their annual conference to discuss current energy...

Last Friday, my colleague Jessica Collingsworth identified some of the key flaws in ComEd’s and Exelon’s proposed Next Generation Energy Plan that would prevent Illinois from moving toward a truly...

On February 10, the U.S. Supreme Court placed a hold on the Clean Power Plan until the merits of the rule are decided. While 19 states have suspended compliance planning, 19 other states, including...

Two new studies by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Rhodium Group show that the five-year extension of the federal production and investment tax credits ( PTC and ITC ) for...

Superstorm Sandy was a big wake-up call for the Northeast when it made landfall near Atlantic City, NJ, on October 29, 2012. In addition to the tragic loss of lives and property, Sandy caused...

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