Distributed Energy Resources: Here’s How We’ll Build a Modern, Sustainable Energy System

With cities growing, global economies expanding, and standards of living getting higher in countries around the world, one thing has become clear: the best way to ensure that energy infrastructure can support our needs is by building small, sustainable, and distributed energy resources. Much of our existing energy infrastructure consists of huge, centralized power plants, that

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Affordable Solar for All: Solstice’s Approach to Democratizing Clean Energy Access, Explained.

When Solstice Co-Founder & CEO Steph Speirs first decided that she wanted to bring affordable solar to every American household, she was halfway around the world. She had been working with local communities to expand solar access in off-grid rural communities in India, and one day she realized that the households that she talked to

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Here’s How We Can Work With the Natural World to Fight Climate Change

We’ve covered the climate benefits of solar energy extensively because we know that our energy systems are the single biggest emitter of greenhouse gases—but we also know that when it comes to climate change, that’s only half the story. When experts such as the writers of Drawdown consider how best to halt climate change, they take a holistic view

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A Carbon Tax to Stop Climate Change? Here’s the Lowdown on Carbon Pricing in 2018

The consequences of climate change are here. Sea levels are rising, heat waves worsening, crops losing productivity, and deserts spreading. And the costs of these climate-related damages aren’t paid by polluters—instead, everyday citizens take on the burden.  But what if there was a way to more accurately represent the true cost of carbon pollution, to make sure that

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