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EnergySource

Jun 10, 2024

Generative AI provides a toolkit for decarbonization

By Joseph Webster and Shaheer Hussam

Artificial intelligence models have long provided niche tools for energy a climate technologists. With the unique capabilities of generative AI, spanning applications in strategy, regulation, and finance, opportunities (and responsibilities) have emerged for all decarbonization stakeholders.

Artificial Intelligence Climate Change & Climate Action
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Issue Brief

Apr 23, 2024

Navigating dominant narratives and data accuracy: Implications for energy security

By Sara Vakhshouri

Energy market shocks and uncertainties highlight the importance of understanding the interplay between data-driven narratives and market expectations within the energy sector. These narratives wield significant influence over market dynamics, impacting commodity pricing and investment trends.

Geopolitics & Energy Security Technology & Innovation

EnergySource

Mar 14, 2024

Hydrogen challenges in a post-45V world 

By Matthew Blieske and Joseph Webster

Despite the US Treasury’s guidance on the 45V tax credit to promote "qualified clean hydrogen" production, domestic investment in the hydrogen ecosystem has yet to ramp up. 45V will be impactful, but as long as technical, commercial, and regulatory challenges remain unaddressed, the industry will not reach its full potential.

Americas Energy & Environment

Enabling net-zero solutions

Mar 4, 2024

Toward harmonizing transatlantic hydrogen policies: Understanding the gaps

By Joseph Webster and Pau Ruiz Guix

Clean hydrogen is becoming a critical tool for decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors. While the US and EU governments are supporting the growth of their respective hydrogen industries, they must identify gaps in transatlantic approaches to effectively build on each others' efforts rather than create hinderances.

European Union Geopolitics & Energy Security

New Atlanticist

Dec 6, 2023

John Kerry unveils a ‘critical’ new US strategy to expand fusion energy

By Katherine Walla

"We need to pull ourselves together with every strength we have,” Kerry said on the first day of the Global Energy Forum.

Africa Climate Change & Climate Action

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

New Atlanticist

Oct 19, 2023

Senator Manchin: The US can ‘leapfrog’ China on clean energy with hydrogen investments

By Nick Fouriezos

Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia presented his vision for how US leadership on hydrogen can help fuel a net-zero future.

China Climate Change & Climate Action

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