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Red It and Reap

This January 24 analysis turns up a poorly kept secret: Republicans who voted against the job-boosters in the Inflation Reduction Act are seeing jobs flow to their district thanks to the law.
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There's a Hole in the System

On September 6, this story spotlighted utilities' shoddy record at restoring and sustaining electricity for low-income communities of color.
Can these Louisiana workers find prosperity making offshore wind equipment?

Workers, investors and policymakers peer into the Gulf Coast's future. (Courtesy the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement.)

Big, But Not Easy: Can Offshore Wind Spark Economic Transformation in the Gulf Coast?

Some have tried and none have managed to sync America’s clean energy ambitions with its fossil-based heritage through federal policy. The current administration is trying in many industries, including offshore wind manufacturing. That warrants a look at the Gulf Coast. Known as a longtime oil and gas cluster, the Gulf...

Louisiana Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 2.00 / 9
Utilities:
Score 0.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
21 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
9 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
9 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
82%

of people in Louisiana support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(-4 of the national average)
(est. 2,918,770 of 3,555,141 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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