What’s Clean Energy’s Real Worth?

When policymakers tally clean energy’s real worth, they consider jobs and environment. But other work achieved by clean energy goes forgotten. Two new papers shed light on some of this work – from saving the lives of US troops to influencing broad economic health. First, the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE) argues that the U.S. … [Read more...]

Thinking Big about Energy Efficiency

This post originally appeared on the ACEEE Blog By John A. "Skip" Laitner, Visiting Fellow Observers of U.S. energy policy might think of energy efficiency as a useful investment strategy to smartly manage the growth of energy consumption. They might also see it as a cost-effective means to ease our transition into a post-carbon world. And yes, … [Read more...]