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Allume rooftop solar array on multifamily building. Courtesy of Allume.

How Biden’s “Invest in America” Agenda Helps California

From June 8 through June 9, 2023, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm visited California to highlight the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to expanding the nation’s clean energy workforce and deploying every tool to deliver cleaner, cheaper energy to American families — including nuclear energy, the nation’s largest current source … [continued]

Historic California Offshore Wind Energy Goals Adopted, Could Power 25 Million Homes

New goals of up to 5,000 MW by 2030 and 25,000 MW by 2045 will accelerate California’s transition to 100% clean electricity SACRAMENTO — [Yesterday] the California Energy Commission (CEC) adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the clean energy resource off California’s … [continued]

The United States Installed More Wind Turbine Capacity in 2020 than in Any Other Year

In both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. According to data recently published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, annual wind turbine capacity additions in the United States set … [continued]

Wind Power Resources In America Are Abundant & Underdeveloped

Wind power might seem like a fringe source of electricity to some, and critics certainly have gone after it aggressively at times, but it’s now a large source of electricity in the United States and many other countries. One of the main points of misinformation about wind power is the idea that it couldn’t ever produce enough electricity to be an important source for everyone. This notion is totally untrue — there are plenty of wind resources that can be developed in order to eventually make wind power a primary source of electricity.