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Where Does Our Electricity Go?

Where Does Our Electricity Go?

Even if we know where our electricity comes from (which often we don’t), we may not always know where it goes.
What If Dirty Electricity Burned Your Toast?

What If Dirty Electricity Burned Your Toast?

Back in May, Nissan LEAF released a commercial based on the premise, “What if everything ran on gas?” The commercial is entertaining and creative, suggesting that gasoline-powered machines are inherently dirtier and less convenient than electric ones.
Electric Generation: What Are We Building?

Electric Generation: What Are We Building?

Data on new electric power capacity shows that we are adding a tremendous amount of natural gas, very little coal, no nuclear, and an increasing amount of wind.

From Clean Energy Fellow to CEO

This spring I was part of the Leading Clean Energy Ventures (LCEV) Fellowship program sponsored by Boston University and the New England Clean Energy Council. I felt the electricity industry was badly overdue for change. Increasing demand for electricity combined with the environmental harm of power generation systems jeopardizes the growth of our economy and...
The Benefits of Disruption

The Benefits of Disruption

To those of us working in the cleantech sector, it’s a familiar storyline: A new technology comes to market that increases productivity and changes business models, and, before long, it’s met with opposition. As we continue to push for major change in the energy industry, we will have to build the case for disruptive technologies...