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September 10th, 2016

Renewables Go Mainstream in 23 States

Solar, wind and geothermal power are now mainstream sources of electricity generation in 23 states, based on data from the U.S. Energy Information Agency (EIA). Solar is already the second leading source of power in California and Nevada will likely be there by 2017. By 2020, more than half of U.S. states will rely on […]

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September 4th, 2016

Big Oil’s Nightmare Comes True

“This was retail politics and oil lost,” was how Adrienne Alvord of Union of Concerned Scientists summed up the stunning environmental victory Tuesday in the California legislature, a victory which cemented the state’s commitment to a 40 percent reduction in climate pollution by 2030. Only a few weeks ago there was a strong consensus that […]

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September 1st, 2016

Boulder Commits to 100% Clean Energy

Boulder, Colorado Mayor Suzanne Jones announced Wednesday that the city would commit to being powered by 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030. Boulder now represents the 17th city in the U.S. to commit to be powered by clean, renewable energy like wind and solar, and is the second city in Colorado to make a 100 […]

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August 4th, 2016

El Paso Electric Is Proud to Be 100% Coal Free

El Paso Electric celebrated the milestone of becoming Texas and New Mexico’s first coal-free utility at an event held in downtown El Paso Wednesday. The Sierra Club joined speakers from across the city to mark this achievement. Over the last several years, El Paso Electric has been working on ways to provide power in its […]

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