Frontier Group is 25!

For our 25th anniversary, we're taking a look back at the research we've produced, and the partnerships and people that made it possible.

In 2020, America produced almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2011, with wind and solar producing 11% of our nation’s electricity in 2020, up from 3% in 2011. Virtually every day, there are new developments that increase our ability to produce renewable energy, apply it to a wider range of energy needs, and reduce our overall energy use.

Renewables on the Rise 2021 reviews the progress of states and the nation toward a clean energy system powered by renewable energy and tracks the progress of the key technologies that will make that system a reality. 

Black Friday is the most profitable weekend of the year for big box stores - but the environmental cost should put them in the red.

Sarah Nick

President Biden committed to ending most financing of foreign fossil fuel projects, but real action on climate change will require a transformation of the relationship between the U.S. government and the fossil fuel industry at home.

Bryn Huxley-Reicher

Americans have accumulated $1.44 trillion in auto debt, the highest level in history, according to new data released by the New York Federal Reserve Bank on Tuesday.

R.J. Cross

Air quality in southern California is some of the worst in the U.S. The Los Angeles Daily News reports on our analysis in Trouble in the Air.

 

In parts of the country, the drop in transportation-related emissions due to the stay-at-home orders of 2020 didn't put an end to air quality issues. The Las Vegas Sun looks at our report Trouble in the Air and examines what that meant for Nevada.

Utility companies are trying to undermine rooftop solar by making it more expensive. Our recent report Blocking Rooftop Solar cited in Popular Science

The US has the capacity now to build an energy system around renewable resources. Electrek takes a look at our We Have the Power report.

New England has the offshore wind resources to supply its electricity needs many times over. Yahoo News reports on our latest research and describes how offshore wind plans for the region may be about to take off.

Tony Dutzik joined John Stout of U.S. PIRG to write a Business Insider op-ed on why it's so important that Pete Buttigieg's controversial by-the-mile driving tax proposal "has helped to spark a new conversation."