Meet the New Industrial Policy, Same as the Old Industrial Policy?
With the recent enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act, the conversation about industrial policy has started up again. Are state-directed economic policies back, and will such initiatives work?
Simon Lester August 24, 2022
Managing Transboundary Groundwater Along the Border: Is Progress Possible?
As the reality of protracted drought pervades the border region, the need for greater cooperation between the United States and Mexico on transboundary groundwater management is becoming more urgent, writes nonresident scholar Stephen Mumme.
Stephen Mumme August 24, 2022
Power Systems on the Cusp of Fundamental Transformation: From Spinning Machines to Power-electronics
As the energy transition continues, the viability of our power system is at stake. Nonresident scholar Julie A. Cohn explains the need to prepare for next-generation grid technology if we are to maintain a stable, economical and secure power system.
Julie A. Cohn August 23, 2022
Mexico’s Energy Prospects: Gains from Renewable Sources Over A Fossil Fuel-Dominated Environment
Changing political conditions in Mexico threaten the future of clean energy in the country. A competitive electricity market…
Pedro Hancevic, Hector Nuñez, Juan Rosellón August 23, 2022
Oil is the Outlier in the World’s Post-COVID Energy Recovery
The 2022 edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy was recently published (the 71st annual edition), which means…
Mark Finley August 23, 2022
New Headwinds to Clean Energy: Four Crippling Squeezes on SDG7 and Priorities to Address Them
Shocks from the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine are disproportionately affecting emerging and frontier economies—and having especially severe effects on their energy sectors. Progress toward universal access to energy has already stalled, putting achievement of SDG7 at risk. We identify four interlocking squeezes disrupting both grid and off-grid energy development across emerging and frontier markets
Todd Moss, Benjamin Attia, Katie Auth August 23, 2022
Mexico’s Energy Self-sufficiency: A Work in Progress or a Pipe Dream?
Although Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is confident that measures implemented in the first half of his tenure will help Mexico to achieve energy self-sufficiency, his optimism must be weighed against the evidence, writes nonresident scholar Adrian Duhalt. In this brief, Duhalt explains the flaws in López Obrador’s plan and why Mexico is unlikely to achieve energy self-sufficiency anytime soon.
Adrian Duhalt August 23, 2022
A Comparison of U.S. Medicare Expenditures for Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis
Observations that peritoneal dialysis (PD) may be an effective, lower-cost alternative to hemodialysis for the treatment of ESKD have led to policies encouraging PD and subsequent increases in its use in the United States.
Vivian Ho, Kevin Erickson August 19, 2022
US Needs LNG to Fight a Two-Front Gas War
With conflict on two fronts, and natural gas squarely in the crosshairs, the US LNG industry will be needed to support our allies in both Europe and Asia this winter, write the authors.
Steven R. Miles, Gabriel Collins, Anna Mikulska August 18, 2022