2019 Clean Energy Scorecard Ranks Top U.S. Cities

Key Takeaways: Leaders include Boston, SF, Seattle, Minneapolis, DC, NY, LA, Denver, Austin and Portland Between 2017-19, cities adopted more than 265 renewable initiatives to cut carbon and boost renewables American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy says cities still not tracked to meet climate goals According to the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, recently published Read more →

It’s Natural Gas vs Coal As Renewables Rise

Key Takeaways: Many utilities are closing coal plants and replacing them with natural gas to supplement renewables Transitioning to 100% renewables isn’t feasible without natural gas providing flexible and reliable power Even some of the slowest utilities to cut emissions are turning to gas as an alternative to coal With plans to build at least Read more →

Houston, Renewable Energy Capital of the World

Key Takeaways: Nation’s fourth largest city receives 92% of electricity from wind and solar Severe weather events like Hurricane Harvey spurred Houston renewable energy plan Among highest per capita emitters in transportation, city now seeks to lead electric vehicles market. Leave it to Houston, a global capital of oil & gas corporations, to set a Read more →