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The Green New Deal: An Economy-Wide Solution

President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal is often credited with bringing an end to the economic catastrophe of the Great Depression by putting various governmental reforms in place to restore prosperity by stabilizing the economy and providing jobs and relief to Americans. For the most part, it seems to have worked. We haven’t had another...

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REED Rendering #11: Northeast Region Wins Energy Efficiency’s “Best in Show”

REED Rendering #11: Northeast Region Wins Energy Efficiency’s “Best in Show”

Welcome to the latest REED Rendering issue, a series of blogs where we bring your attention to interesting trends that we see in the data and the stories behind those trends.

July Policy Tracker: State Efforts to Celebrate

Some may be more challenged to find their patriotism this Fourth of July as the federal administration continues to attempt bringing down the progress we have made in clean energy, carbon reduction, and energy efficiency, but let us not forget the efforts of our states. Let’s go out and celebrate all of their great work this year. Here’s a closer look at some of the most recent efforts by state legislatures around the region....

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ICYMI: Important takeaways from NEEP’s Action Plan to Accelerate Strategic Electrification

In case you missed it: Important takeaways from NEEP’s Action Plan to Accelerate Strategic Electrification

On May 17, NEEP held a public webinar to present our recently published Action Plan to Accelerate Strategic Electrification in the Northeast. While we might expect everyone to drop what they were doing to attend our webinar, we understand that the...

Driving Electrification

Is using electricity almost exclusively for all energy needs – such as transportation, home heating and industry uses – really a key part of the global warming solution? Well, it absolutely is. Of course it’s critical to decarbonize the grid with wind and solar and other renewables as part of the process, but dramatically shifting energy uses to electricity, while also making them more efficient, is indeed a key part of deep...