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The U.S. Energy Information Administration's Annual Energy Outlook 2022 warns of the dangers of inaction on climate change. But it also points to the possibility...

Mar 8, 2022 Blog Post
Exploring small-scale solar's potential to improve grid resilience during a deep freeze event

In February 2021, Texas' electricity system failed amid a prolonged cold snap - leaving millions of Texans shivering or in the dark. Rooftop solar power,...

Feb 10, 2022 Report

As the winter storm that hit Texas last February showed, our energy system is fragile, and when it fails lots of people suffer. But transitioning...

Feb 1, 2022 Blog Post

Superstores might be hard to miss, but they're hiding something on their roofs: huge potential for solar power. Building solar on America's 100,000 big box...

Jan 21, 2022 Blog Post
Big roofs, big potential for renewable energy

The wide open, flat, sunny roofs of malls and superstores are perfect locations for solar panels. The U.S. has over 100,000 big retail buildings,...

Jan 20, 2022 Report

California's proposed new policies would treat solar customers like contestants in a game of “pin the tail on the donkey” - creating so much uncertainty...

Jan 12, 2022 Blog Post

Cobalt supply shortages threaten to slow the progress towards a green energy future. Metals recycling can provide some relief, and, at the same time, teach...

Jan 11, 2022 Blog Post

The U.S. doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to decisive national climate policy. The states, on the other hand, are leading...

Nov 10, 2021 Blog Post
The rapid growth of renewables, electric vehicles and other building blocks of a clean energy future

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...

Nov 9, 2021 Report
Cuts to net metering could threaten California's solar progress

California’s ambitious climate and clean energy goals depend on steady growth in rooftop solar power. Utilities, however, are pushing for dramatic reductions in compensation to...

Jul 27, 2021 Report

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