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How State Renewable Electricity Standards are Cutting Pollution, Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Fueling a Clean Energy Boom

More than half of the nation’s 50 states have adopted renewable electricity standards (RES) – policies that require utilities to obtain a minimum percentage of...

Sep 26, 2007 Report
Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution with Wind Power

Developing Ohio’s wind energy resources will advance Ohio’s economy. Clean, renewable and home-grown wind energy will help to make Ohio more energy independent, create jobs,...

Aug 26, 2007 Report
A Clean Energy Strategy for Replacing the Oyster Creek and Salem Nuclear Plants

New Jersey’s electricity grid faces increasing strains from rising demand. At the same time, three of the state’s four nuclear reactors – located at the...

May 26, 2007 Report
How California Can Reduce Its Dependence on Natural Gas

Solar hot water systems capture energy from the sun to heat water for homes and businesses, thereby displacing the use of natural gas, or in...

Apr 26, 2007 Report
Why Maryland Can't Afford a Nuclear Reactor

Constellation Energy has proposed building a third reactor at the Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant in Maryland. The High Cost of Nuclear Power shows that...

Mar 26, 2007 Report
Creating Jobs and Reducing Pollution with Energy Efficiency and Renewable Electric Power

Michigan is facing serious choices about the future of its electricity system. With a growing demand for electricity, the state is considering building new coal-fired...

Feb 26, 2007 Report
Creating Jobs and Economic Growth with Renewable Energy

In November 2004, the citizens of Colorado became the first in the nation to vote on and pass a statewide renewable energy requirement. Xcel Energy,...

Feb 15, 2007 Report
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies for a Cleaner, More Secure Energy Future

America doesn’t have to wait for revolutionary new technologies to get serious about addressing our nation’s energy crisis. The technology exists today to use energy...

Oct 26, 2006 Report
Energy Efficient Homes Save Money and Reduce Global Warming

Residential heating is responsible for 17 percent of Vermont’s global warming pollution. Heating contributes such a large share of pollution in the state because 50...

Oct 26, 2006 Report
The Benefits of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy for Cutting America's Use of Fossil Fuels

America faces an energy crisis. Oil and natural gas supplies are increasingly uncertain and prices for both fuels have set records recently. Meanwhile, our consumption...

Sep 26, 2006 Report

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