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Transforming the Way America Travels

Driving Out Pollution: How Utilities Can Accelerate the Market for Electric Vehicles NRDC, June 16, 2016 The transportation sector accounts for one-third of U.S. carbon pollution. But with the right policies, electric vehicles could transform the way America travels—while saving us money and protecting our health, environment, and economy. Currently, the electric vehicle market is […]

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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactors Replaced with Renewable Energy

California Goes Nuclear Free As Diablo Canyon Closes In Favor Of Renewables Cleantechnica, June 22, 2016 California, the world’s sixth largest economy, has announced it will go nuclear free as it replaces the Diablo Canyon nuclear reactors with renewable energy. Californian utility PG&E announced a Joint Proposal with labor and leading environmental organizations this week that […]

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Offshore Wind Power Marks the Next Frontier in New York

Interior Announces Milestone for New York Offshore Commercial Wind Energy U.S. Department of the Interior, June 2, 2016 Furthering progress on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today announced the proposed lease sale for 81,130 acres […]

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What’s Right with New York: A Primer on New York’s REV Proceeding

Allison Donnelly, ERS, for Zondits. Image credit: Unsplash / 8180 images This is a good time to be working in clean energy. Nationwide, the costs of rooftop solar, LEDs, electric vehicles, and other sustainable technologies are coming down at an impressive rate. Technologies that once seemed to be on the fringe are becoming mainstream – even […]

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Removing the Barriers for Clean Technology Gains

Here’s the No. 1 Problem With Renewable Energy Financing Fortune, May 17, 2016 Predicting growth in the renewable energy sector can be problematic. With continuous stops and starts from a policy perspective, and the unpredictable pace of technological advancement, it’s hard for financiers to know how—or when—their investments will pan out. “First off the most […]