Clean energy is ready to power the future

Here's how we're working toward a clean, modern energy system that will better protect our health, while boosting the economy.

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    Reducing energy waste and saving customers money

    Why: Our outdated and inefficient energy system is incapable of taking us to into the future.

    How: We're focusing on modernizing our power grid and other ways to cut energy waste – rewriting old rules to reward conservation and clean energy and empower customers to make smart energy choices.

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    Protecting our health

    Why: Power sector emissions cause numerous health problems – such as asthma and heart attacks – and premature deaths.

    How: We're working to advance energy innovation in America, which – along with market forces – is driving power companies to retire dirty coal plants and helping to address pollution that puts our health at risk.

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    Spurring investments and new business practices

    Why: Investments in clean energy and business efforts to cut emissions are speeding up the transition to a clean energy future.

    How: We're spurring private investment in energy efficiency and renewables. Through business partnerships, we help forge solutions that cut pollution, boost profit and support job growth.

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  • Type: Report
    Date: September 3, 2019
    If EPA is successful in adopting both proposals, it would result in an additional 5 million metric tons of preventable methane pollution annually — more than a third of total emissions from the oil and gas industry.
  • Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: August 29, 2019
    Describes the impact of the Trump Administration's latest efforts to undermine clean air and add more climate pollution to the atmosphere
  • Type: Report
    Date: March 14, 2019
    To cut greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution, California agencies, municipalities and some utilities are rethinking the role of natural gas within the state’s energy system. This includes new policies and approaches to use more electric options in homes and businesses, and to reduce the use of natural gas in power plants. Succeeding in this endeavor will reduce reliance on the gas system, which could result in existing gas infrastructure becoming “stranded”. This carries important financial and political implications that, if not managed effectively, could complicate the state’s efforts to combat climate change. &nbsp;This framework provides guidance on how policymakers can address the transition away from gas.&nbsp;<br /> &nbsp;

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