distributed generation


Rethinking Our Grid After Hurricane Sandy

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

Hurricane Sandy is a powerful reminder of just how vulnerable our country’s electricity infrastructure is to extreme weather, and how a more localized, renewable energy system can strengthen the resilience of state and regional grids. Read more >

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California’s Governor Brown Calls for 12,000 Megawatts of Clean, Local Electricity by 2020

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

In late July, I joined about 250 clean energy stakeholders on the UCLA campus to discuss Governor Jerry Brown’s goal to install 12,000 megawatts (MW) of clean and locally-sited renewable energy projects in California by 2020. This concept – installing more green energy in areas that will create new green jobs close to where people live (and use electricity) – is part of Governor Brown’s Clean Energy Jobs Plan. Read more >

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