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.


California Takes Another Run at 100 Percent Clean Electricity

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

Last year, SB 100 passed the California State Senate, but stalled in the Assembly. The good news today is: it’s now scheduled for a hearing on July 3rd! Read more >

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Photo: Derrick Z. Jackson

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

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

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 >

Photo by Derrick Z. Jackson
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For a Moment, 50+ Percent of CA’s Energy Came From Solar

, senior energy analyst, Clean Energy

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

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Clean Energy is Happening, With or Without the Trump Administration

, senior energy analyst

Folks waiting for leadership at the federal level to drive our ongoing clean energy transition better get comfortable. It might be a while. Fortunately, one only has to turn one’s eyes outward from D.C.—in just about any direction—to find utilities, corporations, cities, and states taking the reins of our transition to clean energy. Read more >

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Workers dwarfed by offshore wind blade tips and towers at Siemens deployment dock in Hull. Offshore wind is part of the revival of many port cities in Europe. Photo: Derrick Z. Jackson

Trump Onboard for Offshore Wind?

The dramatically dropping costs of offshore wind, which is now cheaper than nuclear power and closing in on parity with fossil fuels in Europe, have sparked an explosion of renewed interest in the US. Read more >

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