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The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You
- Mar 19, 2021 2:02 pm GMT
In the wake of the February 2021 historic grid failure in Texas, misinformation and self-serving recriminations have sprung up faster than mushrooms on the Texas prairie. In Episode 2 of the Energy Markets Podcast, former FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff talked about he causes of the blackout as ERCOT and local utilities were still struggling to restore power, and very confidently asserted that neither renewable energy resources nor ERCOT's competitive market were to blame. Jon also talks about the policies that regulators and lawmakers should pursue going forward in order to meet the goal of a zero-carbon grid by 2035 at least cost to consumers.
This week, Policy Dispatch takes a look into Africa’s energy transition, the main hurdles that the continent’s 54 nations are facing, and its untapped renewable potential with Saliem Fakir, Executive Director at the African Climate Foundation.
According to Robert Jensen - we're prepping for the wrong thing. It's not about whether we should use renewables instead of fossil fuels or EVs instead of ICE cars. No. We should be preparing ourselves - for those of us that survive - for what..
Every week, I host 'The KJ Show,' which offers a mix of breaking news and practical advice on how the energy industry affects the consumer. During this fast-paced show, I combine weekly energy updates with conversations with leaders in the energy..
The Voluntary Carbon Markets are growing at an exponential rate. But there is a lot of gaming and greenwashing. That's why we need High Integrity Standards, and that is what the ICVCM - Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market delivers.
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