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.

News Release | Environment America

Salt Lake City the No. Ten Solar City in New Report

Salt Lake City ranks tenth for solar energy in a new report, landing it among the nation’s leaders for installing clean energy from the sun.

News Release | Environment America

Washington, D.C., Ranked as Region’s Solar Leader

The City of Washington, D.C., ranks 17 in the nation for solar energy in a new report, making it the south atlantic region’s leader for installing clean energy from the sun.

News Release | Environment America

Burlington the No. Five Solar City in New Report

The City of Burlington ranks number five for solar energy per capita in a new report, landing it among the nation’s leaders for installing clean energy from the sun.

News Release | Environment America

Indianapolis Among Leading Solar Cities in New Report

The City of Indianapolis ranks fourth for its amount of solar energy per capita in a new report, landing it among the nation’s leaders for installing clean energy from the sun.

Report | Environment America Research and Policy Center

Wind Power to Spare: The Enormous Energy Potential of Atlantic Offshore Wind

The Atlantic coast states are dependent on fossil fuels, which pollute our air, put our health at risk, and contribute to global warming. In response, states in the region are moving toward an energy system powered by clean, renewable sources: Atlantic states now generate enough wind and solar energy to power nearly 2 million homes, 19 times more than just a decade ago.

News Release

Offshore Wind Energy Enough to Power the Atlantic Coastal States

From Maine to Florida, the winds blowing off the Atlantic Coast could be the power source for a clean energy future.

News Release | Environment America

180 U.S. Mayors Call for Use of Solar Power

A bipartisan group of 180 U.S. mayors, representing cities large and small in 42 states, are speaking out in support of solar energy.

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