Clean Energy Initiative

A new worldwide industry is dawning. The global clean energy economy experienced tremendous growth over the past five years–with investment growth of 230 percent since 2005–all the while weathering the recent financial downturn. 

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  • Clean Economy Rising

    This collection of policy briefs examines state clean energy economies. The states selected have demonstrated leadership in clean energy policies, installations, and economies, or are at a crossroads in their energy futures. Read More

  • Wind Powers Michigan's Energy Industry

    Since the 1970s, Michigan has supported renewable energy and efficiency programs, an approach reinvigorated by the state’s 2008 clean energy law. Today, these sources include biomass power plants, hydropower, solar energy systems, and wind turbines. Read More

  • Wind Energy Propels North Dakota Forward

    North Dakota has become well-known for its oil and gas development, but the state also boasts abundant clean energy resources. It is a national leader in wind deployment, has a growing industrial energy efficiency sector, and possesses a large untapped potential for solar and biomass. Read More

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