Here's how we're working toward a clean, modern energy system that will better protect our health, while boosting the economy.
Reducing energy waste and saving customers money
Why: Our outdated and inefficient energy system is incapable of taking us to into the future.
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.
Spurring investments and new business practices
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.
Updates on our energy work
Energy blog posts
Posts by EDF experts, written for a general audience
September 5, 2019
August 6, 2019
- EPA’s proposal to rollback methane rules ignores scientific evidence, will lead to 5 million tons of methane pollutionType: ReportDate: September 3, 2019If 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 SheetDate: August 29, 2019Describes the impact of the Trump Administration's latest efforts to undermine clean air and add more climate pollution to the atmosphere
- Type: ReportDate: March 14, 2019To 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. This framework provides guidance on how policymakers can address the transition away from gas. <br />
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