Synapse Energy Economics

Mythbusting “Wind Oversupply”

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Joseph Daniel, Senior Energy Analyst Wind energy is already a common source of electricity because it is abundant, clean, reliable, and a low-cost source of electricity. Wind turbines are also flexible. Grid operators can turn down (or curtail) the output from wind … [continued]

Accelerating Transformation to All-Electric Buildings in NY

By Samantha Wilt, Senior Policy Analyst, Climate & Clean Energy Program The landmark Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act’s (CLCPA) ambitious goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 85% by 2050 will require a  transformation of the power, transportation and building sectors. As highlighted in the New York State Energy Research and Development … [continued]

Clean Power Plan = Lower Electricity Bills

Originally published on Solar Love. A report from the University of Georgia says that states can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by using a combination of renewable energy sources and energy-saving strategies. It says those changes are affordable if done properly. Marilyn Brown, the project’s lead researcher and the Brook … [continued]