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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

How Can the Federal Government Help Prepare Local Communities for Natural Disasters?

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing examining the recommendations of the White House State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.

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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

EPA's Clean Power Plan: Will it Work and Will it Be Upheld?

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing examining key policy and legal issues associated with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed rules to limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from existing power plants, which account for 38.7 percent of domestic carbon emissions. According to the EPA, its proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) would lead to a 30 percent cut in carbon emissions from the power sector by 2030, compared to 2005 levels. How will these cuts be implemented? And will the CPP hold up in court?

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

WIRES University: Electric Transmission - The Survey Course

This year's WIRES University provides an understanding of the basic operational facts about the high-voltage grid (including a basic understanding of how it is regulated and by whom), the technologies that animate it, and the major policies and economic realities that drive it.

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