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September 29, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, September 23 – September 29

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, potential new drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; DOE funding for carbon capture technologies; the impact of Hurricane Maria on Puerto Rico's energy grid; and getting energy from evaporating water.

September 15, 2017

Energy – SciPol Weekly, September 9 – September 15

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, China's decision to gradually switch to only electric cars; the "race" between nuclear and other forms of renewable energy; long-term impacts of Hurricane Harvey; and potentially undervaluing solar energy.

August 23, 2017

Grid operators take a stunning event in stride

Energywire – A cry of delight rose from dozens of spectators and from an engineering team tracking the impact of the first solar eclipse seen in the U.S. in 24 years. But from the standpoint of the overall North American grid, nothing much had really happened.

August 18, 2017

Energy: SciPol Weekly, August 12 – August 18

In this week's Energy SciPol Weekly, a cancelled geothermal plant in California; Christie and Trump sparring over offshore drilling; more about the Trump infrastructure plan; and efforts in North Carolina to protect solar industry.