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Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

In 2020, the United States topped 170 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy after a record 26 GW of projects came online in 2020. This news was announced as the American Clean Power Association released its first Clean Power Annual report. Wind, utility solar, and battery storage in the U.S. now has the capacity to power 50 million homes. Clean power currently delivers 10.7% of electricity in the United States. The…

Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

In 2020, the United States topped 170 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy after a record 26 GW of projects came online in 2020. This news was announced as the...

Renewables in YOUR community

Looking around the area where you live, you may have noticed that the presence and availability of renewable energy has increased significantly over the last several years.  From wind...

Transmission Infrastructure will Lead the Next Wave of Clean Energy Development

Did you know the United States’ electric grid has a nearly failing C- grade? It’s no surprise. In fact, some parts of our electric transmission grid are 100 years...

Five details of the “American Jobs Plan” that will move the U.S. forward

On March 31st in Pittsburgh, President Biden announced plans to pursue once-in-a-generation infrastructure legislation that would invest over $2 trillion in America’s roads, railways, water systems, and electricity infrastructure....

Renewables hold promise for Rural America new report shows

Most of the time, we tend to think of renewable energy as a “green” alternative to conventional fossil fuel plants that are part of a broader climate change solution....

Renewables are critical to addressing climate change

In the coming years, one of the biggest questions facing policymakers will be how to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions responsible for global climate change. But while renewable energy...

POLICY: FERC Can Lead the Way on Clean Energy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is an independent federal agency that regulates the interstate movement of natural gas, oil, and electricity within the United States. That makes it...

OFFSHORE: Offshore Wind Farms Will Soon Rely On High-Voltage Subsea Cables Made In The USA

Offshore wind projects are creating domestic manufacturing opportunities for the United States. New stateside factories and production investments supporting the global build-out of offshore wind farms will generate investment...

INNOVATION: Xcel looking to upgrade Grand Meadow wind farm

Technological advances are opening up new possibilities for upgrading older wind farms. As a wind farm ages, replacing older turbine parts with newer components extends a project's life, allowing...

POLLING: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Clean Energy

A recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications and the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication found broad support for adopting renewable energy among...

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