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Energy Currents

California Gives OK to Using Ratepayer Energy Efficiency Funds to Encourage Fuel Substitution

Many states are grappling with the question of whether it is acceptable to use ratepayer incentives to encourage customers to switch from one fuel to another. In general, the answer has been no, but a recent decision in California suggests that in certain situations the answer may be yes.

Can Europe Find a Role for Gas in a Net-Zero Carbon Energy System?

A European project called H21 North of England proposes a “deep decarbonization” of several energy sectors including space heating, transportation, and power generation. If it is successful and its cities can indeed convert their natural gas systems to hydrogen, the current gas infrastructure will be indispensable.