News Release | Environment America

Boston University will meet 100% of electricity consumption with wind

Boston University will purchase wind energy to meet 100 percent of its electricity consumption, President Robert A. Brown announced today.

News Release | Environment America

University of California system commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2025

California’s flagship public university system, with 238,000 students across 10 campuses, will run completely on electricity from clean, renewable energy by 2025, the University of California Office of the President announced today. The announcement, a first from one of the nation’s largest public university systems, builds on commitments from the UC system to mitigate climate change and meet carbon neutrality goals.

News Release | Environment America

With wind at its back and sunny days ahead, California’s renewable energy bill passes state Senate

The California state Senate passed Senate Bill 100 (SB 100) by today, affirming the state Assembly’s vote yesterday. SB 100, which would put the state on a path to generate 100 percent of its electricity from renewable and zero-carbon sources such as solar and wind by 2045, now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk for his signature.

Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Renewables on the Rise 2018

Over the last decade, clean energy has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that can help America shift away from fossil fuels — like solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs, energy storage and electric cars — have gone from novelties to core features of the nation's energy landscape.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

A decade of progress positions America for a clean energy future

America’s states, local governments and institutions are ushering in a new  era of clean energy, despite federal policies designed to prop up polluting and outdated fossil fuel industries.

Could your state require solar panels on homes?

By | Bret Fanshaw
Director, Go Solar Campaign

How California’s new rule could revolutionize rooftop solar

News Release | Environment America

Clean energy high on the agenda as nation’s mayors meet

This weekend at the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Boston, local leaders from across the country will have a chance to show their support for a future powered by clean, renewable energy, as well as other measures to tackle climate change.

These ‘Shining Cities’ will get you inspired about a sunny future

By | Ross Sherman
Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy, Digital Organizer

Cities and towns of all sizes are driving the transition to solar energy.

Report | Environment America

Shining Cities 2018: How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power in America

Solar power is expanding rapidly. The United States now has over 53 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed – enough to power 10.1 million homes and 26 times as much capacity as was installed at the end of 2010.[1] Hundreds of thousands of Americans have invested in solar energy and millions more are ready to join them.

News Release | Environment America

Honolulu Among U.S. Solar Leading Cities in New Report

The City of Honolulu ranks third overall for solar energy in a new report from Environment America Research & Policy Center, landing it among the leading cities in the United States for installing clean energy from the sun.

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