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Global Energy Agenda

Dec 5, 2023

A new generation of nuclear reactors is poised to set the United States—and the world—on the path to net zero

By John Wagner

Over the next decade, more than a dozen advanced reactor concepts will be demonstrated in the United States. Ensuring the advancement of this nuclear energy will be critical to securing security, prosperity, and environmental sustainability for future generations.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions

Global Energy Agenda

Dec 5, 2023

Partner perspective: A catalyst for cleaner energy

By Scott Strazik

Public-private partnerships will be necessary to accelerate electrification and decarbonization, writes Scott Strazik, the CEO of GE Vernova.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy Transitions
Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant in Japan

EnergySource

Oct 23, 2023

Atoms for Peace 2.0: The case for a stronger US-Japan nuclear power alliance

By Julia Nesheiwat and Shoichi Itoh

Against the backdrop of Russian and Chinese-induced geopolitical instability, Tokyo and Washington should redouble commitments to the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

China Energy & Environment

EnergySource

Oct 19, 2023

Quick takeaways on the United States’ historic investment in clean hydrogen hubs

By Joseph Webster, William Tobin

The US DOE announced $7 billion in funding for clean hydrogen hubs across the US, the single largest public investment in US hydrogen to date.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment
California Home Solar

EnergySource

Aug 14, 2023

The IRA is transforming the US energy system—starting with homes

By Julia Pyper

One year after the IRA, the collective actions of households are powering a historic effort to modernize the US energy system by increasing system resilience, accelerating decarbonization, and bolstering economic stability. 

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment
Man holding an incandescent bulb.

EnergySource

Aug 9, 2023

The IRA supercharged US R&D. But does it go far enough?

By William Tobin

The IRA intends to stake a claim for US leadership in decarbonization by providing much needed funding for key clean energy research programs. However, US R&D spending has still not reached parity with historical levels.

Climate Change & Climate Action Energy & Environment

In-Depth Research & Reports

Aug 7, 2023

The on-ramp for hydrogen: The natural gas network

By Cynthia Quarterman

This Global Energy Center report examines how blending hydrogen into US gas pipelines can quickly support demand growth for this key technology for US decarbonization objectives. The report provides recommendations for how policymakers can create a favorable regulatory environment to overcome technical obstacles to scaling up hydrogen deployment.

Energy & Environment Renewables & Advanced Energy