Energy Project

About the Project

As the United States continues to emerge from a historic recession, energy has emerged as both a bright spot and a source of ongoing challenges for the nation’s long-term prosperity and security.

Moderators Confirmed for July 23 Energy Innovation Symposium With Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Others

Washington, D.C. – On July 23, BPC's American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC) will gather experts, business leaders, academics and policymakers to assess the state of American energy innovation and new approaches to drive more resources into it.

Clean Power Plan Comments Map

BPC's Clean Power Plan Comments Map allows you to search and view written comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from state and federal officials concerning 111(d) regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants. The map also provides some key facts about states’ political and electricity sector makeup, including information about each state’s energy policies, carbon emissions, electric capacity mix, and political affiliations. View the full interactive.

EPA clean power plan comments map

Discussing EPA’s Newly-Released Clean Power Plan

The Energy Project hosted former Assistant Secretary for Policy at the U.S. Department of Energy Susan Tierney (D) and former Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Jeffrey Holmstead (R) for a discussion of the section 111(d) power sector proposal.


5 Things We Found: GHG Regulation of Existing Power Plants

Prior to the release of the U.S. Environmental  Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal regulating CO2 emissions from existing power plants, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Team released a summary of the top five things to look for in the rulemaking. Now that the proposal is out, we revisit our top five list and fill in the key details.