Community Solar in the Northwest
Cheaper, cleaner, quiet energy. It’s an easy sell. That’s why community solar farms have been sprouting up across the nation. Forty states have at least one community solar project, and 1,523 megawatts (MW) of this type of solar were installed in 2018.
Low-Carbon Pathways: Electricity
Presentation that explores the low-carbon pathways for the electricity sector, delivered for Western Washington University Institute for Energy Studies course on January 23, 2018.
Here Comes the Sun
A clean electricity grid is a climate twofer: not only does a completely renewable power supply make it easier to decrease building sector and industry carbon emissions, it also paves the road for removing carbon pollution from the transport sector..
Decarbonizing Northwest Energy Systems
Clean Energy Transition Institute Board member Ross Macfarlane and Executive Director Eileen V. Quigley co-teach a course during Winter Quarter at Western Washington University’s Institute for Energy Studies, called Northwest Energy Systems and ...
Why Electrify Everything?
A basic decarbonization tenet is to clean the grid, electrify whatever processes can be electrified, and leave as small as possible a remaining carbon budget for the sectors that are harder to decarbonize, such as aviation.
Cities' Path to 100% Clean, Renewable Energy
Although President Trump has committed to pulling the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord, many of our cities are still moving full steam ahead to clear the air and fight climate change. More than 200 U.S. municipalities have declared ...