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Driving the Future—Will Electric Vehicles Charge Utility Growth?

Key Takeaways Our recent posts looked at growth in electric vehicles (EV) and their potential impact on global oil demand (2030 demand likely higher than 2019). We now turn to[…]

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Biden Announces New Target for Solar Energy to Power 40% of U.S. Electric Supply

On September 8, 2021, the Biden Administration’s Energy Department released a “Solar Futures Study Providing the Blueprint for a Zero-Carbon Grid.”  Among other things, this study notes that solar energy[…]

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Deep Dive: The Math Regulating EV’s Impact on Oil Demand

This deep dive is for readers who want more background to our Insights post on Friday, August 20, 2021, regarding the drivers of electric vehicle adoption across the on-road fleet[…]

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Recent events highlight the need for performance-based rate making

Our blog posts tend to cover timely news items and have been cited and used as sources for others.  We  wanted to highlight some of our recent mentions for our[…]

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Global Electric Vehicle Penetration and Growing Oil Demand…What Gives?

Key Takeaways Most oil demand forecasts anticipate global oil demand to stubbornly grow over the next decade despite more and more government polices to encourage the sale of electric vehicles[…]

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CA Grid Operator Heads to the E.R.—To Borrow the Hospital’s Generator

Key Takeaways A July 30, 2021 State of Emergency Declaration by California Governor Newsom (the “Emergency Declaration”) acknowledges a power reliability crisis which it attributes to drought, heat, fire, a[…]

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Index Definitions

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