Clean Energy

“Massive” Win for Renewable Energy – what extended tax credits mean for wind and solar

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Delivering an unexpected Christmas present for everyone who loves clean energy, last Friday the President and Congress agreed to a budget deal that included a huge win for renewable energy. Shocking most analysts and advocates, Congress extended tax credits for wind energy by five years and for solar energy by seven years.

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Clean Energy

Twenty-five Years Later: On the cusp of a clean energy grid

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On June 21, Fresh Energy executive director Michael Noble gave a keynote address at the Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s 25th Energy Fair in Custer, Wisconsin.

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Clean Energy

Governor Dayton leads on clean energy in his annual State of the State address

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With last night’s State of the State speech, Governor Dayton made himself one of the leading clean energy gubernatorial voices in America, and is certainly the new leader on climate and energy in the 10 Midwestern states where Fresh Energy collaborates.

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Global Warming

Dear Mr. President

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After a long and arduous election cycle, it’s no surprise that Americans who care deeply about climate and energy are impatient. We’re impatient with the toxic relationship between politics and climate policy. We’re disillusioned by the energy debate during the election season that revolved around which candidate would expand gas and oil drilling more eagerly. America is calling on you, Mr. President.

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Global Warming

The inconvenient truth: Why no one’s talking about global warming

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If you care about global warming, you may have noticed the presidential candidates’ pronounced silence on the issue. Just four years ago, action on climate was prominently featured in both parties’ platforms. So why is global warming now off the table?

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