There’s growing global recognition that technologies which capture carbon, and in some cases remove it from the atmosphere, will be vital to achieving a decarbonized economy. There is also increasing interest in these technologies given their potential economic value since carbon can be used to develop products through beneficial use or conversion. Continue reading »
Earlier this year, landmark legislation which expands and reformsthe 45Q tax credit for carbon capture and storage projects was signed into law. The legislation, titled the FUTURE Act, received broad bipartisan support in Congress from governors and other state leaders and a diverse coalition of industry, labor, and environmental supporters. Continue reading »
What if policy makers had a road map for decarbonizing the energy system? In the Midcontinent region of the US, a group of stakeholders including investor-owned utilities, merchant power companies, electric cooperatives, environmental groups, and state regulators has begun development of such a road map for decarbonization by 2050.
The stakeholder group, called the Midcontinent Power Sector Collaborative, is releasing the first part of the road map which focuses on decarbonizing the electricity sector. An event to release and discuss the road map will take place on July 24, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI.
As part of the recent budget bill, Congress passed legislation to expand and reform a key tax credit called 45Q for deployment of carbon capture and storage projects in the United States. Continue reading »
As part of a larger budget bill earlier this year, Congress passed legislation to expand and reform a key tax credit called 45Q for deployment of carbon capture and storage projects in the United States. The legislation, introduced in 2017 as the FUTURE Act, received broad bipartisan support in Congress and was supported by state leaders and by an unprecedented coalition called the Carbon Capture Coalition. Continue reading »
A bipartisan group of six governors wrote to U.S. Senate and House leadership urging them to enact federal financial incentives for capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from power plants and industrial facilities and policies to develop and finance CO2 pipeline infrastructure. Continue reading »
Follow this new series that will feature GPI staff picks throughout the year (click here for our fall 2017 picks). From podcasts to the latest analysis, you can check out what we’re interested in right now. Continue reading »
Over the past year, we’ve shared stories, news, and publications on our work to transform the energy system. These stories highlight the impact that GPI and our partners make at the local, regional, and national level toward better energy. Continue reading »