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Why Are We Still Pitting Jobs Against Public Health?

The Supreme Court decision on Thursday once again bought into the myth of the fossil fuel-based job at the expense of the public health and environmental safety of our most vulnerable communities and is a reminder that the fight for climate justice is far from over.
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Resilient Power for Emergency Operations: Freeing First Responders from the Burden of Unreliable Backup Power

In recent years, emergency responders have found both stationary solar+storage – systems installed in a particular facility – and mobile units – solar+storage systems that can be transported to different communities on a trailer – valuable in the event of a disaster and corresponding power outage.

Mapping the Inequities of Fossil Peaker Power Plants

To help visualize the racial and economic disparities of fossil peaker power plants, CEG released a new mapping tool highlighting the demographic characteristics of surrounding communities. 
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2021 In Review: Signposts for a Fossil-Free Future

Looking back at the major stories of 2021 that have the biggest implications for solar+storage, a clear theme emerged: big, centralized, dirty power failed, and smaller, cleaner, more nimble and resilient power gained traction.

Clean Energy Groups Technical Assistance Fund: 2021 Year-in-Review

At the end of each year Clean Energy Group assesses our largest regrant program, the Resilient Power Technical Assistance Fund. This year-in-review blog overviews projects, successes, lessons learned and goals for the new year.

Build Louisiana Back Resilient

Like Hurricane Katrina and numerous storms before it, Hurricane Ida demolished Louisiana’s outdated, fossil-fuel dependent energy system. It’s time for Louisiana leadership to prioritize resilient solutions over continued fossil-fuel investment.
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On Batteries, Minerals, the Circular Economy, and Finite Supply

As the fossil fuel industry rages against the dying of the gas light, they continue to work to plant doubt about an economy centered around solar and wind paired with battery storage. 

The Hydrogen Hype Bubble May Have Finally Popped

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation punched a hole in the fossil fuel industry’s hydrogen hype bubble when they denied a Title V Air Permit to NRG Energy’s Astoria Gas Turbine Power Plant, citing the project’s non-compliance with New York’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
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With Forward Capacity Auction Success, Batteries are Winning in New England

Clean energy advocates are celebrating a major energy storage milestone in New England: Plus Power, a San Francisco-based developer of grid-scale batteries, is building the two largest battery projects to date in the region.
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Report Shows Strong Solar+Storage Market Growth… And Plenty of Room for Improvement

Interest in pairing solar with battery storage has surged over the past few years, largely driven by concerns about the reliability of the country’s outdated electric grid and the reality of increasingly severe power outages.