Energy

America is in the midst of a true energy revolution. After decades of fear over potential energy scarcity, we are now in an era of energy abundance, driven by technological innovation and American know-how.

But will we have the wisdom to capitalize on this opportunity? If we develop smart policies, we can use affordable and abundant energy to launch a manufacturing revival, improve our trade deficit, effectively increase household spending power, and revitalize America’s economy.

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Recent Activity

ReportMay 31, 2016 - 4:30pm

Pipeline to Power

The Pipeline to Power report is a comprehensive look at the underutilization of the natural gas reserves in West Africa and policy recommendations to solve the energy problems in the region.

ReportSep 18, 2015 - 11:45am

Grinding to a Halt: Examining The Impacts Of New Ozone Regulations On Key Transportation Projects

The direct economic impacts of EPA’s proposed ozone regulations are well documented. According to the National Association of Manufacturers, the rule is expected to be the most expensive regulation in history, and will serve as an economic handcuff on business development in areas unable to comply with more stringent standards.

ReportApr 20, 2015 - 2:45pm

Energy Institute’s 2015 International Index of Energy Security Risk

In 2012, the Energy Institute launched the International Index of Energy Security Risk, a new tool designed to facilitate a better understanding of global energy markets. The 2015 International Index applies the same quantitative analysis used in the US Index to rank the top global energy users in 29 metrics.

ReportMar 04, 2014 - 10:00am

International Index of Energy Security Risk

This second edition of the International Index of Energy Security Risk (International Index) provides an updated look at energy security risks across different countries for the years 1980 through 2012.

ReportFeb 28, 2013 - 7:00pm

Environment, Technology, and Regulatory Affairs Division Annual Report 2012 - 100 Years of Fighting for Business

In 2012, the U.S. Chamber celebrated 100 years of fighting for your business. For our part, the Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs Division achieved major success initiating an effort to reform the federal rulemaking process.

ReportOct 22, 2012 - 8:00pm

America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution

America’s New Energy Future: The Unconventional Oil and Gas Revolution is the first comprehensive look at the impact of shale energy on America’s economy.

ReportOct 14, 2012 - 8:00pm

International Index of Energy Security Risk: Assessing Risk in a Global Energy Market

Forward Nearly three years ago, the Institute for 21st Century Energy’s (Energy Institute) unveiled its first-of-a-kind Index of U.S. Energy Security Risk (U.S. Index) to answer the simple question: Is our energy security getting better or worse?

ReportJun 03, 2012 - 8:00pm

Environment, Technology & Regulatory Affairs Division Annual Report 2011

2011 was the year of EPA’s regulatory cascade of new economically significant regulations that each cost more than $100 million annually, and seven that each cost more than $1 billion annually. Challenging the regulations separately was a necessary defensive effort.