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Renewables Are The Cleanest & The Cheapest

December 14th, 2018 | by NRDC

Solar and wind energy are beating dirty fossil fuels and nuclear power in the marketplace. They are winning not because they are clean and necessary to combat carbon pollution, but because they are less expensive for power producers, companies, and customers

New Electric Home Study Is Biased, But It Does Show California Wants Clean Energy

April 30th, 2018 | by NRDC

New analysis released this week by the California Building Industry Association (CBIA) seriously misrepresents the opportunity for affordable electric appliances to help reduce air pollution and climate-warming pollution from California’s buildings. However, the study’s findings also reveal a need for new policy and the deep commitment of Californians to clean and renewable sources of energy.

Moving Backward On Fuel Economy Standards Is A Bad Deal For America

February 1st, 2017 | by NRDC

U.S. automaker CEOs apparently lobbied President Trump to weaken strong fuel economy standards during a White House summit last week. But moving backward on fuel economy standards would be bad deal for America. It would not just threaten our health and energy security, but also jobs and investments in factories across the country.

US Clean Energy Jobs Surpass Fossil Fuel Jobs By 5 To 1

February 1st, 2017 | by NRDC

The recently published Department of Energy 2017 U.S. Energy and Employment Report shows that clean electricity jobs are no doubt the engine that drives America’s electric energy economy, outstripping the number of paychecks provided by the fossil fuel industry by at least five to one.

Energy Efficiency Is Growing Jobs & Fueling The Economy

December 19th, 2016 | by NRDC

2016 marks another year in a long string of significant gains for energy efficiency – making efficiency not only the most cost-effective way to meet our energy needs, avoid the need for more dirty power plants, and cut people’s utility bills -- but also to grow our economy and create jobs.

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