Jeff Deyette

Director of state policy & analysis, Clean Energy

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Jeff Deyette is the director of state policy and analysis and has expertise on the economic and environmental implications of renewable energy and energy efficiency policies at the state and federal level. He holds a master’s degree in energy resource and environmental management & international relations. See Jeff's full bio.

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Will New Mexico Join the Next Generation of Clean Energy Leaders?

More and more states across the country are redefining what it means to be a clean energy leader by doubling down on their commitments to deploy solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources. Now the New Mexico legislature wants to add their state to the growing list. Recently introduced legislation would increase New Mexico’s successful renewable electricity standard (RES) from its current level of 20 percent by 2020 to 80 percent by 2040. Adopting the measure would capitalize on the state’s tremendous renewable energy resources and deliver substantial economic, health, and environmental benefits to all New Mexicans. Read more >

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Community Solar: Making Solar Accessible without Rooftops

Community solar is a powerful and effective tool for increasing access to the solar revolution. That’s one of the key takeaways from research recently completed by UCS’s 2016 Schneider Fellow, Thazin. For nearly 15 years, UCS has participated in Stanford University’s Schneider Fellowship Program, which pairs talented students with national nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to work on issues in support of sustainable energy. The dispatch below—penned by Thazin—summarizes her work on the exciting role that community solar can play in the transition to a clean energy economy. Read more >

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A Powerful 1-2 Punch: Renewable Energy Tax Credits and the Clean Power Plan

Together they can work to provide a powerful and affordable boost for clean energy while helping to cut carbon dioxide from the power sector. New analysis also finds that these policies can deliver significant economic and health benefits to consumers nationwide. Read more >

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Peabody Energy’s Bankruptcy Filing: Top 4 Things You Should Know

Update (June 13, 2016): Bankruptcy filings of Peabody Energy, the world’s largest investor-owned coal company, reveal extensive funding of climate deception through trade groups, lobbyists, think tanks, and supposedly independent scientists. Read more >

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How the Clean Power Plan Can Accelerate Renewable Energy and Efficiency

New wind and solar development outpaced fossil fuels in 2015 for the second straight year, and both technologies are on track to reach new heights this year. Our new analysis highlights how the Clean Power Plan can help states accelerate this transition. Read more >

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