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Cities Across USA Continue To Commit To 100% Renewable Electricity

May 6th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Hello Solar put together an interactive map documenting all of the cities in the US that have committed to moving to 100% renewable energy*. The map includes the timing on which the cities have committed to complete the transition and the population of each for context. (Note: since the site and many cities write "100% renewable energy," we are using that language, but many of these commitments are actually just about 100% renewable energy for electricity or electricity + heating.)


Appalachia Can’t Shift From Coal To Clean Easily

February 7th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

There will be some jobs in the region due to wind, solar and geothermal energy. It's probable that they could provide tens of thousands of jobs for workers in the region. But there are never going to be close to the 785,000 coal jobs of


Renewables = Over 50% New Electricity Capacity But 16% Of Energy Investment

January 24th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Only 18% of energy investment in renewables despite >50% of new power capacity being renewables is, to me, a sign that the carbon bubble is still growing, but it's also a giant Post-it note telling investors that it's time to shift focus and put money into the future ... if they want the future to be kind to them


Renewables Now Cheapest, But How To Enable Faster Renewable Energy Growth?

January 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Renewable energy is now the cheapest option, on average, for new electricity capacity around the world — developed countries like the US as well as developing countries. As I noted the other day, we need to keep channeling this message to the broader public, and especially decision-makers, but there are other things to do in order to increase renewable energy growth


Netherlands: Only Zero-Emissions Cars By 2035 (New Car Sales), + Residential Natural Gas Phaseout

December 8th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

The Dutch government has presented a long-term energy plan that stipulates that no new cars with combustion engines may be sold from 2035 on. In addition, in the Netherlands – for over 50 years the largest natural gas producer in the EU – all houses will be disconnected from the gas grid by 2050. The plan has broad parliamentary support – in fact, many political parties believe it does not go far enough


After COP22, Morocco To Implement 100% Renewable Electricity

November 28th, 2016 | by Guest Contributor

Over the past months and years, the World Future Council has worked with several stakeholders in the country, developing a policy roadmap to transition to 100% Renewable Energy. With the CVF´s Marrakesh Vision, this roadmap can now serve as guidance for the new government to go faster and further and walk the talk


How America Sets Energy Policies

October 26th, 2016 | by Roy L Hales

37 years ago, the United States was poised on the edge of an energy revolution. The interdepartmental plan that Dr. Allan Hoffman presented President Jimmy Carter outlined how the nation could derive 20% of its power from renewables (principally wind & solar) by the year



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