Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology
Eric Hittinger researches energy system economics, operation, and policy, with a focus on energy storage and renewable electricity. He teaches in the Department of Public Policy at Rochester Institute of Technology. Catch him on twitter for humorous energy commentary: @ElephantEating
How to design clean energy subsidies that work – without wasting money on free riders
Nov 23, 2022 05:15 am UTC| Economy
The planet is heating up as greenhouse gas emissions rise, contributing to extreme heat waves and once-unimaginable flooding. Yet despite the risks, countries policies are not on track to keep global warming in...
Not all consumers are equal – in terms of what they save by using efficient appliances
Dec 24, 2018 08:03 am UTC| Insights & Views Business Economy
Have you ever seen one of those big yellow cards on refrigerators, washing machines and other new appliances? These government-mandated notices indicate about how much energy the average U.S. consumer will save by...
If we keep subsidizing wind, will the cost of wind energy go down?
Aug 07, 2017 07:28 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology
There are high hopes for renewable energy to help society by providing a more stable climate, better energy security and less pollution. Government actions reflect these hopes through policies to promote renewable energy....
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