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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“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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Solar Panel Prices, Solar Growth, and the Incredible Valley of Life

Here’s the one graphic you need to see how far solar has come, and how bright its future looks. Read more >

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What Can Hydro and Wind Imports Do for New England? New Study Brings New Numbers to the Debate

With a major natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts being put on hold last week, Massachusetts’s electricity future is a hot topic. A new study looks at pieces of the electricity policies in play in the state, and comes to some pretty positive conclusions. Like the Union of Concerned Scientists’ own recent study on Massachusetts and energy, this new work suggests that more renewable energy is likely to be a good deal, in a lot of different ways. Read more >

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