Energy & Climate

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Energy Storage Webinar for Virginia

One-hour informational webinar hosted by Energy Transition Initiative at Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at UVA; The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy; and Diane Cherry Consulting.

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Clean Dispatchable Power Sources

This report reviews technologies that can potentially help Virginia cost-effectively reach net zero carbon energy, assesses them along multiple criteria, and provides recommendations for how Virginia should move forward.

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Clean Energy Legislation

This Legal Report on Executive Order 43 evaluates two questions: (1) what are the existing laws and regulations on the books today that will aid Virginia in meeting its decarbonization targets; and (2) what existing laws and regulations may (intentionally or not) pose barriers to implementation.

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Emerging Issues in Decentralized Resource Governance

The increasing urgency of global sustainability issues argues for linking insights from environmental federalism with the literature on linked socio-ecological complex adaptive systems.