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.


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Is Progress Stalled on Clean Energy? Nah. Look at What States are Doing.

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In at least a partial antidote to the bad news coming from Congress and the Trump administration, there is clear bi-partisan support for clean energy at the state level. Read more >

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Who’s Driving Clean Energy Momentum? Ranking State Progress

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

Clean energy has been having a really good run in recent years: costs falling, scale skyrocketing, millions of people enjoying its benefits. And the future is looking bright in a lot of ways, with technologies, customers, and policies coming together in beautiful harmony for a whole lot more progress to come.

When it comes to the role of our 50 states in creating this great clean energy momentum, which ones do we have to thank? That’s what the new Clean Energy Momentum State Ranking from the Union of Concerned Scientists set out to discover. As for how to figure out who’s tops, that title says it all… if you just look at each piece.

Let’s break it down, build it up, and see what we get. (And some of the answers just might surprise you.)

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Clean Energy Momentum in the Midwest

, policy analyst, Clean Energy

A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists ranks state leadership on clean energy momentum across the country. Here’s a look at how the Midwest fared. Read more >

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An Earth Day Salute to States Leading the Clean Energy Transition

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

In an age where basic environmental issues are becoming hyper-political, I am encouraged by a new analysis that proves just how much progress we’ve made across the country. Read more >

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La energía limpia, el progreso de los estados y qué podemos hacer

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

Un nuevo análisis de la Union of Concerned Scientists clasifica el progreso de los estados en la transición hacia la energía limpia. ¿Por qué es importante que apoyemos el esfuerzo de los estados? Read more >

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