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Community Microgrids – A Tool for Adaptation or Mitigation?

This explainer is the third part of a series by Sara Harari and Nate Grady on how microgrids are being used to transform the electrical grid. As climate change becomes the new reality, policymakers must decide how to invest limited resources in advanced technology and infrastructure. At the heart of...

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This photo of Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi evokes a hydropower project this fund has staked.

This photo of Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi evokes a hydropower project this fund has staked. (Photo by Sean Davis via Flickr Creative Commons.)

Policy Pinpoint: Bring a Flashlight on a Camping Trip

The Inflation Reduction Act blazes miles upon miles of trail with clear markers in what had been overgrown backcountry. And the inconclusive recent climate negotiations that the United Nations sponsored in Egypt work as charcoal-gray clouds overhead. Where are attentive capitalists placing investment now that scale is possible and challenges...
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Do You Sea What's Going On Here?

This October 18 story explores the logic for undersea cables' emergence as transmission conveyors for offshore wind.
Looking for long-term investment flows

(Photo by Kevin Oliver via Flickr Creative Commons.) It was no precipitous proclamation about traffic that reprogrammed New York City's economy. 

Policy Pinpoint: Legislation and the Long Road Before Us

Many have boiled down the seminal Inflation Reduction Act, and many are burrowing into it. To set boundaries and context beyond the timing of tax credits, consider an analogy to how another blockbuster set of policies altered one of the world's more emissions-intensive cities.

New York Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.50 / 9
Utilities:
Score 13.50 / 20
Transportation:
Score 10.50 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
84 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
47 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
29 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
89%

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

(+3 of the national average)
(est. 13,740,321 of 15,476,821 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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