As the world rapidly builds renewable energy infrastructure and transportation networks, the critical minerals' sourcing, processing, and trading will have profound economic, environmental, and geopolitical implications. Ensuring the critical minerals’ supply meets ever-rising demand while navigating the mineral supply chain’s impacts on the environment and society is a daunting challenge.
Two core incentives take center stage to enhance the market penetrability of renewable energy under the IRA:
(PTC). What are the ITC and PTC? Who is eligible? What are the revisions made under the IRA? If these questions sound familiar, this explainer...
David Millar is the Principal of Markets, Legislative and Regulatory Policy at Wärtsilä Energy, a Finnish energy company that claims to “lead the transition to a 100% renewable energy future”. In a recent talk at CBEY, Millar highlighted three trends to watch within the energy markets related to Distributed Energy...
Battery storage systems and virtual power plants offer an opportunity for individual ratepayers to improve energy reliability and contribute to Maine’s clean energy goals. Maine has several options for protecting and incentivizing ratepayers, especially low-income ratepayers, to own battery storage systems and join virtual power plant programs.
Our largest cohort of participants work around the world. Part of their coursework involves writing policy memos that can spark new policy. (At least one participant's memo already has helped do that.) We're sharing a sample of these memos. For more about the course and its goals, visit this page.