Archive for March 23rd, 2016

EIA’s Response to Criticisms of Its Clean Energy Forecasts Fails to Address Core Concerns

The bottom line is that, yes, EIA is obligated to base its forecasts on current U.S. policy. However, even given that constraint, EIA's forecasts for wind and solar have been consistently and wildly low, both for 2015 and in the long term. The question is not just why that's the case, but more importantly what EIA's doing to correct it. Unfortunately, none of that has been cleared up by release of EIA's new report on its forecasting track record.
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