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Cost-Competitive Renewables Poised to Grow in Deregulated Texas Market

Texas offers an instructive case study for the growth of renewable energy. Most of the state’s electricity is delivered through the deregulated Electric Reliability Council of Texas market. The state has long since surpassed its mandated renewable portfolio standard, so market dynamics dictate the ongoing pace of renewables growth. Nonetheless...

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Cyclists fuel up in Carmel, an officially red town with few controversies about green initiatives

Here's another broadly popular source of energy in Carmel, Indiana. (Photo courtesy Andy Montgomery via Creative Commons.)

In States and Cities, Renewable Investment Grows and Grows Less Partisan

The quick take says that Republicans dismiss the climate threat and refuse to see the upside in renewable energy. The deeper take shows more complexity and more finance for clean energy in ostensibly red states. Our reporter spoke with one Republican mayor to learn how solar, wind and efficiency can...
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...

Texas Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 6.50 / 9
Utilities:
Score 1.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 3.50 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
103 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
66 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
58 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
83%

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

(-3 of the national average)
(est. 17,096,518 of 20,592,509 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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