Any day now, President Trump is expected to issue an executive order attacking key climate and air standards, including the Clean Power Plan — America’s first-ever nationwide standards to reduce carbon pollution from power plants. But the new administration does not reflect all Republicans’ attitudes toward the environment and cleaner power — far from it.
This morning, the sun rose all across the United States of America, as it has every day since Election Day. We are no doubt a changed nation. The coming days and weeks will begin to show the depths and direction of that change. But today, the sun is generating power – clean, cost-effective power, thanks to solar PV projects on rooftops and fields in communities across America. The economics of solar and energy efficiency remain as strong today as they did before Election Day.
A recent analysis of the 2022-2025 national fuel-economy standards has us shaking our heads.
Whether purchasing a Tesla is in their future or not, consumers should have the option to make that choice based on their values, needs, and budget, unencumbered by government interference.
Ever notice how sometimes you can stare at a puzzle for a long time and never notice the obvious piece that puts everything in perspective? Well, that’s been happening with all the arguments about the value of consumer generated electricity, and especially rooftop solar.
While the United States of America is the most powerful nation in the world, many of our young men and women in uniform will argue that we are still not free of control by a distant ruler. The modern oppressor we face today is oil.
To usher in a new era of local, clean and equitable energy, supporting solar needs to be a national priority and the Midwest is well positioned to take the lead.
In the Midwest, young conservatives are finding common ground on clean energy with some old political hands.
Minnesota was an early adopter of many renewable energy and energy efficiency policies, but now many states are recognizing the value of these policies in catalyzing economic development.
Michigan consumers are tired of not having choices and many want a different option than the legacy utility companies.
The utility death spiral and contentious debates over fixed charges and who pays for the grid have been debates central to the utility industry over the last several years.