Charting a Course for Clean Energy
April 2, 2013 by Lewis Milford

When we’re talking about climate stabilization over the long term, we’re talking about a balancing act: how to scale up zero and low-carbon emission energy sources and how to scale down the use of high-carbon emission sources used today.

State Clean Energy Finance Initiative – A New Federalist Approach to Boost Clean Energy Investment
February 11, 2013 by Lewis Milford

We at Clean Energy Group are proposing a new clean energy finance recommendation today, to provide states with additional capital so that they can leverage more private investment in clean energy projects and companies.

Sandy’s Power Outages: We Can, And Should, Do Better
November 16, 2012 by Lewis Milford

I’m looking in disbelief at images of Sandy’s destruction in New York and New Jersey. I grew up near the Jersey Shore, so this is personal. It’s bad up there: lines for rationed gasoline, homes and businesses destroyed, and millions of people still without electricity.

New National Partnership Explores State Bond Finance to Scale Up Clean Energy Investment
August 1, 2012 by Lewis Milford

Clean Energy Group and the Council of Development Finance Agencies announced today the creation of the Clean Energy + Bond Finance Initiative (CE+BFI), a new partnership to advance clean energy through the power of bond financing institutions.

Clean-Energy Finance to Beat Beltway Blues
May 14, 2012 by Lewis Milford

As the country looks for new sources of clean energy finance while Congress remains paralyzed, we might have missed the most obvious funders that have been right under our noses for years.

Manhattan Institute Flunks Energy Policy 101
March 7, 2012 by Lewis Milford, Warren Leon

Last week, the Manhattan Institute issued a report that pretends to be a serious analysis of the impact of renewable energy on electricity prices.

Michigan Renewables Cheaper than Coal: Another State Success Story
February 23, 2012 by Lewis Milford

Once again, the bad news on clean energy coming out of Washington is matched by the good news showing the success of a state clean energy program.

Funding Growth: State Clean Energy Funds Can Help Invent the Future
January 12, 2012 by Lewis Milford

These are tough times for the dream of clean energy and green jobs.

A New Norquist Pledge? On Clean Energy, Get Your Facts Straight
January 4, 2012 by Lewis Milford

Grover Norquist has helped to paralyze the federal government on tax policy, and now he wants to bring gridlock to the many job-creating successes of state clean energy policy.

Clean Energy Scale Up: Do It Like We Did Bridges and Roads
December 5, 2011 by Lewis Milford

How can the world finance a massive scale up of clean energy technologies?