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California

NAACP Clean Energy Policy Advocates Speak up

During the solar policy debates that have happened in the United States over the past several years, many conversations about what low-income utility customers want have taken place without the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) being in the room. But now that the organization has published its 2017 report “Just Energy Policies: Model Energy Policies Guide,” it’s clear that the views of its constituents have been misrepresented in these meetings.

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Fueling the Cleantech Startup Engine

What insights about the cleantech startup ecosystem can accelerate the clean energy economy? Speakers on a panel at Horizon18 in Boston on Oct. 11, “Game Changers in the Clean Economy Marketplace: Innovative Solutions for the Future,” said that while some dynamic trends are taking place in the market, they recognize the obstacles that slow down new startups and technologies.

How to Make Electric Vehicles Affordable and Accessible

When electric vehicles transform the auto-driven landscape of the United States, what will low-to-moderate-income communities do? A new report from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, “The Future of Transportation Electrification: Utility, Industry and Consumer Perspectives,” evaluated this accelerating controversy and emerged with some solutions.

California Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 7.50 / 8
Utilities:
Score 15.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 9.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
232 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
83 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
71 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
85%

of people in California support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(+1 of the national average)
(est. 21,625,932 of 25,554,412 adults)

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