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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.

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Economist take on how COVID-19 will affect Virginia

Charles Hartgrove, director of the Virginia Institute of Government, interviews Terry Rephann, a Cooper Center regional economist, about the economic impacts of COVID-19 in Virginia.

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COVID-19 Economic and Tax Revenue Impacts

This report provides an initial look at the potential economic and fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Commonwealth of Virginia and its localities.

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Carilion Clinic's Economic Contribution

This study evaluates the economic contribution that Carilion Clinic makes to the state, its service region and individual service areas where it operates. 


Survey of Virginia Economic Development Incentives

This report describes the results of an economic development incentives survey undertaken as part of a major Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (JLARC) funded project.

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