The EPA is proposing changes to the Clean Air Act related to greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel-fired electric generating units. CEG, along with nine partner organizations, has submitted comments expressing concerns about the potential impact of these proposed changes.
CEG submitted comments in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Request for Information seeking public comment on core design aspects of the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund. CEG’s comments focus on the importance of providing technical assistance funding support through the GGRF, particularly in support of projects being developed by under-resourced organizations and in service of historically marginalized communities.
CEG strongly recommends that the Treasury Department and the IRS fully account for the carbon emissions associated with powering electrolysis production of hydrogen through grid electricity and that the agencies do not allow for offsetting these emissions through market-based procurement mechanisms, such as RECs and PPAs.
Clean Energy Group submitted comments opposing the development of 84 megawatts of gas combustion turbines proposed by Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission for its main wastewater treatment facility in Newark, New Jersey.
This publication by the Island Press Urban Resilience Project is a compilation of articles, op-eds, and interviews celebrating our collective progress in 2021, while highlighting how far we have yet to go. Four of the seven articles in the Energy section were written by CEG staff.
Clean Energy Group submitted a response to DOE’s request for information regarding potential hydrogen demonstration and deployment projects, raising concerns about the recent wave of support for “clean” hydrogen development. The response details multiple critical issues that have not been adequately addressed in the rush to portray hydrogen as an emissions-free solution for the energy sector.
Clean Energy Group contributed to comments prepared by the Initiative for Energy Justice, People’s Solar Energy Fund, and People Power Solar Cooperative in response to DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Office request for information on barriers to community solar deployment and other models to increase access to solar.
An analysis of multifamily affordable housing properties in Massachusetts finds that participation in the state’s new battery storage incentive program, called ConnectedSolutions, significantly improves the financial viability of solar+storage at affordable housing developments.
Given health disparities in the United States, this paper assesses trends in durable medical equipment rental prevalence and individual- and area-level sociodemographic inequalities.
Clean Energy Group conducted a survey of affordable housing owners and developers, technical services providers, and other stakeholders to assess existing market barriers. A new report summarizes the results of this survey and suggests actions to bring the benefits of solar+storage to the people who need it most.