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    Why: Our outdated and inefficient energy system is incapable of taking us to into the future.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

Updates on our energy work

Energy blog posts

Posts by EDF experts, written for a general audience

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Press releases

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  • Type: Report
    Date: September 1, 2020
    This EDF report covers strategic policies that could unlock the wide range of benefits DERs can provide and make them more affordable and obtainable for more Texans.
  • Type: Report
    Date: May 11, 2020
    A new by Environmental Defense Fund and grid reliability expert Alison Silverstein concludes that Texas’ competitive electricity market can meet future demand growth, increase grid resilience and keep energy costs down by leveraging demand-side solutions like energy efficiency, demand response and energy storage.
  • Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: November 22, 2019
    Outlines the details of specific regulations states have implemented to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. 

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