John Rogers

Senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

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John Rogers is a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists with expertise in clean energy technologies and policies and a focus on solar, wind, and natural gas. He has appeared numerous times on radio and television, and has been cited in many local and national publications. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Princeton University and a master’s degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Michigan.

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A Great Day for Offshore Wind: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Jersey All Go Big

Offshore wind power is a powerful, plentiful resource, but that doesn’t mean that it’s been a slam dunk in terms of getting it into the US electricity mix. Movement forward on offshore wind in three different states, though, made yesterday a day to celebrate. Read more >

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Wait—Offshore Wind Offers HOW Much Power? Use This Calculator…

What does 400 megawatts actually mean? Read more >

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For a Moment, 50+ Percent of CA’s Energy Came From Solar

On March 4, 2018, solar in California broke a record. Then, on the 5th, it broke another one. Read more >

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Where Are the Solar Jobs? New Resource Can Tell You

A new tool from The Solar Foundation breaks down the latest solar jobs numbers by state, metropolitan area, county, and congressional district, and looks at who makes up the solar industry. Here’s a taste of what those numbers say, and why they matter.

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3 Takeaways from the Latest Solar Results

The official industry solar results for 2017 have just been released, and as always there’s a lot to process. Here are three takeaways that jump out. Read more >

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