For centuries, coal, oil, and gas have provided the backbone of our energy makeup and were responsible for propelling our societies into the modern era. Moving into the energy transition, big questions endure about what role these historically important fuels will play in our future.
On the path to net zero, states face challenges unique to their local geography and resources. In this case study, we explore four custom pathways for Nevada.
COVID-19 opens the door to stimulus packages based on renewable energy and a healthy climate. The falling costs of clean energy also open the door for the recovery to address social justice.
Oil & Gas
Serial bankruptcies, terrifying explosions, and permanent closure at the largest oil refinery on the U.S. eastern seaboard preview the challenges of the energy transition in the real world, which often starts brown before it goes green.
PGW, Philadelphia’s municipally-owned gas company, is responsible for one-fifth of the city’s carbon emissions. How can an old gas company learn new carbon-neutral tricks? Explore two options.
Lecturer, Russian and Eastern European Studies
Anna Mikulska is an expert on European energy markets and energy policy. She was previously a senior fellow at the Kleinman Center and is currently a graduate coordinator and lecturer at the Russian and Eastern European Studies Department at Penn.