Clean Energy Momentum

From solar panels on Hawaiian roofs to wind farms off Rhode Island’s coast, clean energy is gaining unstoppable momentum. Join our experts in analyzing where and how the progress is occurring.


¿Qué es la energía eólica marina? Una visita a la primera granja de los EE.UU.

, energy analyst

Visitar esta granja eólica marina fue una valiosa oportunidad para comprobar el increíble desempeño de esta tecnología, y reafirmar que proyectos sostenibles como este son no solo viables sino esenciales para nuestro desarrollo económico, social y ambiental. Read more >

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Photo: Erika Spanger-Siegfried/UCS

Key Messages on US Offshore Wind, in 5 New Quotes

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

The annual offshore wind conference of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) last week felt even more energized (and energizing) than usual, now that we have offshore wind turbines actually spinning in US waters. Here are five takeaways in quotes from conference speakers that capture where we find ourselves at this moment in clean energy history. Read more >

Photo: Erika Spanger-Siegfried/UCS
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Block Island Wind Farm. Photo: E. Spanger-Siegfried

Up Close with America’s New Renewable Energy: Experiencing the Now-ness of Offshore Wind

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

On a recent clear day, colleagues and I hopped on a boat for a look at our nation’s energy future. From right up close, offshore wind turbines make quite an impression. The biggest impression, though? That the future of energy… is actually right now.

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What’s My State Doing About Solar and Wind? New Rainbow Graphic Lets You Know

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

Our new “rainbow mountain” graphic lets you see your state’s piece of solar and wind’s quickly growing contribution to the US electricity mix. Read more >

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Why Does the Cost of Offshore Wind Keep Dropping?

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

The latest costs for new offshore wind farms are mighty impressive. How come offshore wind costs just keeps going down? Read more >

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