Global Energy AgendaDec 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.
EnergySourceOct 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.
EnergySourceOct 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.
EnergySourceAug 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.
EnergySourceAug 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.
In-Depth Research & ReportsAug 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.