Fossil Fuel Replacement
Accelerating the retirement of fossil fuels and the development of clean alternatives.
Transitioning fossil fossils to clean energy is not just a climate issue, it is an environmental justice issue.
Power plants and other sources of harmful pollution are predominantly concentrated in and near low-income communities and communities of color. Clean Energy Group provides independent analysis, unbiased information, and technical support to equip local advocates and community-based organizations with the information they to address the energy and environmental goals and priorities of community members, whether opposing existing fossil fuel infrastructure or considering the impacts of possible alternatives. CEG collaborates with partners to highlight the health, economic, and environmental costs of fossil fuel power plants, raise awareness of concerns related to potential false solutions, and evaluate the feasibility of cost-effective, clean alternatives, including renewable generation, energy storage, demand response, and energy efficiency.
Explore Our Initiatives
Supporting local communities and environmental justice groups across the country in their battles to phase out expensive, polluting fossil fuel peaker power plants and replace them with clean alternatives.
Much of the hype around hydrogen relies on false claims regarding its safety, emissions potential, scalability, and cost. CEG provides unbiased information and collaborates with environmental justice groups and community advocates to push back against harmful hydrogen proposals.
Reducing reliance on fossil-fuel power plants and traditional backup generators through the equitable deployment of resilient solar and battery storage in community-serving facilities.
Aggregating distributed, customer-sited energy resources —such as battery storage, electric vehicles, and flexible loads— into virtual power plants will make the electric grid more resilient and efficient, reducing reliance on fossil-fuel generation.
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