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Clean, renewable energy is within our reach — all we have to do is seize the opportunities around us.

To live greener, healthier lives we need to be using less energy and getting more of our energy from renewable sources like the sun and the wind. The good news is that powering our lives with clean energy is getting easier every day, and the transition away from fossil fuels, toward an economy that runs on renewable energy, is picking up steam. Together we can accelerate the change.

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In 2020, America generated almost four times as much renewable electricity from the sun and the wind as in 2011, with wind and solar now producing 11% of the nation’s electricity.

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Statement: Cost overruns at Georgia nuclear reactors offer cautionary tale

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Statement: Cost overruns at Georgia nuclear reactors offer cautionary tale

ATLANTA – The only nuclear reactors under construction in the United States are now projected to cost more than $30 billion -- and the price tag for Plant Vogtle near Augusta, Georgia, doesn’t even include $3.68 billion that the project’s original contractor paid to the owners after going bankrupt.

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Johanna
Neumann

Johanna
Neumann

Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy, Environment America

Jennette
Gayer

Jennette
Gayer

State Director, Environment Georgia Research & Policy Center