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Report Finds That a Clean Energy Standard Is the ‘Linchpin’ of US Achieving Climate Goals

Electricity production currently makes up more than a quarter of the United States' carbon emissions. A Clean Energy Standard, or CES, would increase the amount of renewable energy on the grid and help lower carbon emissions produced through power generation. Like renewable portfolio standards in the states, a CES creates goals and incentives for moving the country's energy mix in a cleaner direction.

Report Finds That a Clean Energy Standard Is the ‘Linchpin’ of US Achieving Climate Goals

Electricity production currently makes up more than a quarter of the United States' carbon emissions. A Clean Energy Standard, or CES, would increase the amount of renewable energy on...

On U.S. East Coast, Has Offshore Wind’s Moment Finally Arrived?

After years of debate and public engagement, the American offshore wind sector looks poised to finally start ramping up. While Europe and Asia are ahead of the U.S. on...

World’s largest energy storage system proposed in Morro Bay

California may soon be home to the largest energy storage facility in the world! Energy storage technology allows grid operators to smooth out the electricity supply curve by storing...

No, frozen wind turbines aren’t the main culprit for Texas’ power outages

Last month, Texans experienced a severe energy crisis caused by an extreme weather event. Unfortunately, clean energy's usual opponents predictably tried to spread misleading narratives before all the facts...

Top 10 U.S. corporate renewable energy buyers of 2020

A growing number of businesses are buying renewable energy—not just because it is good for the planet. It is also great for the bottom line. In most parts of...

GROWTH: A return to the Paris Climate Accord could lead to U.S. substantial renewables growth

A stable and fair policy environment is critical to continue growing American renewable energy. Long-term, pro-growth tax policies that level the playing field, coupled with aspirational goals like those...

CORPORATE BUYERS: Amazon boosts renewable energy purchases

Demand for affordable, reliable, clean energy is growing among the countries biggest businesses. Commercial and industrial buyers choose wind energy to achieve lower environmental impacts and secure fixed, low-cost...

How governors are fighting for clean energy jobs

Renewable energy will help power an economic recovery from COVID-19 by creating jobs, generating state and local tax revenue, and directing investment in critical energy infrastructure.

INNOVATION: Cement production to use old wind turbine blades after G.E. inks new deal

Wind energy has long been one of the lowest environmental impact energy sources available. And innovations in blade retirement strategies are helping reduce waste and lighten the sector's footprint...

Northam announces wind training alliance

Gov. Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the formation of the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance, Virginia’s first workforce training collaborative for the offshore and onshore wind energy industries.

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