On November 2, 2023, EIRP hosted an online seminar presenting two new reports in EIRP’s U.S.-Korea Energy Series. EIRP President Paul Saunders moderated this discussion of U.S. and Korean solar PV manufacturing and the challenges and opportunities facing the two countries as they seek to buttress their respective industries.
On June 14th, EIRP President Paul Saunders discussed the intersection of geopolitics, domestic politics, economics, resource availability, and the energy transition at the 21st Century Public Policy Institute, a program of Keidanren, the Japan Business Federation.
On Monday, April 24, Center for Energy Governance and Security at Hanyang University Director Younkyoo Kim said that recent Internal Revenue Service guidelines for implementing the Inflation Reduction Act’s electric vehicle tax credit were a ‘win-win’ outcome for the United States and South Korea that has reassured Korean manufacturers and the Korean public, at least in the near term.
On March 2nd, 2023, EIRP President Paul Saunders discussed the energy impacts from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with Director of Programs and Strategy Brian Chung of the Global American Business Institute.
Writing for Bloomberg, Samuel Thernstrom and David Garman outline a reform agenda for the Department of Energy to move the department beyond the Solyndra scandal and the troubled loan guarantee program by refocusing its work on basic and pre-commercial research into key energy technologies.
On May 5, 2022, EIRP and the Center for the National Interest co-sponsored an online panel discussion of energy impacts of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Speakers included Richard Kauffman, Chairman of the New York State Energy Research & Development Agency and EIRP President Paul J. Saunders as well as Gavin Donohue, President and Chief Executive Officer, Independent Power Producers of New York; Joe Martens, Director, New York Offshore Wind Alliance, Alliance for Clean Energy New York; and Betta Broad, Director, New Yorkers for Clean Power, and Director, Advocacy & Organizing, Association for Energy Affordability.
EIRP’s Task Force on Indo-Pacific Energy Strategy released its final report, Advancing American Energy and Innovation in the Indo-Pacific Region, on May 13, 2021.
On November 18, 2020, EIRP President Paul J. Saunders moderated the second panel in a joint EIRP/Center for the National Interest series on great power technology competition.
On December 14, 2020, the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center and EIRP co-sponsored a webinar evaluating challenges and opportunities to U.S.-Japan and U.S.-South Korea cooperation on energy technology research and development.