The Institute for Energy Research is a not-for-profit organization that conducts intensive research and analysis on the functions, operations, and government regulation of global energy markets.

About IER
Latest Analysis

Tagged: cape wind

Massachusetts ratepayers may have scored a big victory this month. Massachusetts’ two largest electric utilities, who were set to purchase...
January 12, 2015
The Department of Interior just leased two tracks off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland to a wind developer. When...
August 28, 2014
Senator Edward J. Markey provided the Institute for Energy Research (IER) with questions for the record after the hearing he...
August 14, 2014
This is Peter W. Davidson, the Executive Director of the Loan Programs Office at the Department of Energy.   Earlier...
July 16, 2014
Even though Massachusetts has a law mandating renewable energy production[1], offshore wind generation has had a problem getting off the...
July 9, 2014
According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, offshore wind is the second most expensive electricity generating technology, but that is...
May 19, 2014
Back to top