Clean Energy Group Blog
The Investment Tax Credit and its Bonus Credits are a game changer for improving the economics of solar and solar+storage projects. This blog post explains the application process for the Low-Income Communities Bonus Credit Program, including how and when projects should apply.
Ignoring Climate Scientists and Environmental Justice Advocates, DOE Awards Billions to Fossil Fuel Hydrogen
DOE announced the recipients of the Regional Clean Hydrogen Hubs funding, more than half of which will go towards Hubs producing hydrogen from fossil fuels with carbon capture and storage.
According to data released by the EPA, inefficient and expensive fossil fuel peaker power plants continue to be predominantly located near lower-income communities and disproportionately impact people of color.
The EPA’s proposed regulation for greenhouse gases emitted by power plants reveal the heavy influence of the fossil fuel industry.
There are several issues with the EPA’s proposed rules for fossil fuel-fired power plants, the biggest being the inclusion of carbon capture and storage and hydrogen blending as Best Systems of Emissions Reduction pathways for new power plants as well as existing larger capacity plants.
There are numerous equity concerns that must be addressed to ensure that the benefits of EVs are distributed fairly and that historically marginalized communities are not again left behind.
Five years after it was first proposed, Massachusetts’ Cape Light Compact is celebrating the long-awaited and hard-won regulatory approval of a first-in-the-nation energy storage pilot program for low-income customers.
EVs can help mitigate the risks of severe weather events. Equipped with appropriate bidirectional charging equipment, they can provide a backup source of power to keep disaster shelters, community centers, medical offices, emergency services, and other services in operation.
The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 updated and expanded the Investment Tax Credit for solar and battery storage resilient power projects. This blog outlines several important changes to the ITC that could impact nonprofits.
Electric vehicles for community use – including electric buses, vans, trucks, and ordinary passenger cars – represent an important opportunity for economic, environmental, and public health benefits.