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COMMUNITY ENERGY RESOURCE GUIDE

Communities are at the forefront of the energy transition: citizens are increasingly asking their cities to develop and act on ambitious plans, and community leaders are seeing the social, political, and economic benefits of doing…

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Celebrating Peoria’s Clean Energy Future

By Celena Kyle and Neeti Jain   Photo by Ivan Moreno  03/10/20   
We just celebrated a milestone in NRDC’s work to end illegal and deadly ash pollution from the E.D. Edwards coal-fired power plant near Peoria, Illinois. Had the plant’s owners invested in the modern pollution controls…
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Sustainable microgrids are the future of clean energy

By Alex Behrens   Photo by Will Lester  03/05/2020   
Across the U.S., sustainable microgrids are emerging as a vital tool in the fight against climate change and increasingly common natural disasters. In the wake of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires, the traditional energy grid in…