John Rogers

Senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

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John Rogers is a senior energy analyst with expertise in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies and policies. He co-manages the Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative (EW3) at UCS that looks at water demands of energy production in the context of climate change. He holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree from Princeton University. See John's full bio.

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Boldness in the Massachusetts Energy Bill: The Who, What, and Why

Massachusetts is on the verge of legislative greatness in the energy and climate space. How far and how fast we go and grow in clean energy is now in the hands of six key legislators. Here’s who they are, what’s in play, and why it all really, really matters. Read more >

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UPDATE (July 1, 2016): They did it! Yesterday the Senate unanimously passed their version of “An act to promote energy diversity”—and it is impressive.

Massachusetts’s Energy Future is Hot This Week (Senate Vote)

UPDATE (July 1, 2016): They did it! Yesterday the Senate unanimously passed their version of “An act to promote energy diversity”—and it is impressive. Read more >

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“Solar for All”: How Utilities Can Increase Access to Solar Energy

A new report looks at what utilities can do to “bring solar within reach” for a broader swath of U.S. households, particularly in lower-income areas and communities of color. The answer: a lot. Read more >

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When Animals Cause Blackouts: Squirrels, Raccoons, and the Fragility of Our Power System

Animals and our electricity interact a lot more than you may realize. Our little furry friends may just be telling us that there are better ways to do things, including in the power sector. Read more >

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The Massachusetts Energy Bill: 5 Key Questions To Ask

Massachusetts needs to diversify its electricity mix, drive its economy forward, and cut carbon emissions. That calls for boldness. Will the final energy bill deliver? Read more >

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