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July 30, 2020, 10am PDT
Minnesota utility company Xcel Energy plans to close four coal plants by 2030 and fully switch to renewable energy sources by 2050.
MinnPost
July 19, 2020, 11am PDT
Biden is amping up his campaign promises to leverage the federal government in the fight to reduce greenhouse emissions in the U.S. economy.
Grist
July 1, 2020, 8am PDT
The Rhodium Group charts a path toward an economic recovery plan that would also achieve social and environmental benefits.
Rhodium Group
April 27, 2020, 8am PDT
The great recession led to major gains in the clean energy sector, but so far, clean energy workers are struggling like everyone else.
Quartz
April 17, 2020, 7am PDT
The Obama-era American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funded clean energy and created jobs during the Great Recession. Will clean energy be considered in a future stimulus bill to mitigate economic strain cased by the coronavirus pandemic?
Los Angeles Times
January 21, 2020, 7am PST
Renewable energy, both wind and solar, takes up a lot of space in places that aren't accustomed to industrial development. Policymakers need strategies and tactics for overcoming the inherent land use challenges presented by renewable energy.
Brookings
January 16, 2020, 5am PST
The state’s energy plan focuses on the move to renewable energy, but specifics about how that will happen and what the costs will be need to be pinned down.
NJ Spotlight
November 23, 2019, 9am PST
CEC Chair David Hochschild shares the commission’s strategy for improving the current grid system and how California has been, and will continue to be, a global leader in clean energy innovation.
VerdeXchange News
November 8, 2019, 2pm PST
The Senate Minority Leader's plan calls for federal grants to subsidize electric vehicle purchases, build out charging infrastructure, and retool automotive manufacturing.
The New York Times
August 1, 2019, 1pm PDT
PSEG, the largest and oldest power company in New Jersey, pledges to completely eliminate its carbon emissions by 2050.
CNN
April 15, 2019, 12pm PDT
A non-binding resolution is a small step in the direction of clean energy.
WTTW
January 8, 2019, 6am PST
If coal use phases out in Texas, renewable energy could very likely pick up the slack.
Houston Chronicle
December 26, 2018, 10am PST
Four mayors hammer home the point that moving to 100 percent clean energy on the municipal level is environmentally, economically, and politically desirable.
Next City
October 26, 2018, 1pm PDT
New proposals targeting customers could derail solar energy’s future in the state.
Inside Climate News
October 8, 2018, 10am PDT
Recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown, a new measure has increased the funds California sets aside to incentivize energy storage systems to over $1 billion.
The New York Times
June 15, 2018, 5am PDT
To reach goals in reducing emissions, Gates's group is looking to invest in technology that can provide energy in efficient ways by supplying clean power when the sun isn't shining and the wind isn't blowing.
Quartz
December 19, 2017, 9am PST
Solar and wind power are cheaper than ever, but they remain variable. To make the best use of renewable resources, the electrical grid needs to network more small free-standing power sources together.
Vox
September 30, 2017, 11am PDT
The government of British Columbia, put in power this year with the help of the BC Green Party, is shoring up its climate change action resume.
Sightline Institute
September 18, 2017, 2pm PDT
Buildings are responsible for a little less than half of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. Break this figure down further and you'll find that building heating accounts for about a fifth of all U.S. emissions.
Doggerel
March 19, 2017, 5am PDT
A clean environment isn't the only benefit of clean energy. Clean energy jobs are also providing economic mobility for many of the 3 million people employed in the industry.
Next City