by Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg
- A new lobbying organization named the American Clean Power Association has formed in order to advocate for more renewable policies
- The country’s top wind power trade group is teaming up with some big-name energy groups such as NextEra Energy, Avangrid, and Berkshire Hathaway Energy to form this association
- The renewables industry spent less than $18 million on lobbying in 2019, while the fossil fuel industry spent $104 million
- The Association aims to make renewables such as wind and solar the USA’s primary power source by prioritizing environmental policy, market reform and grid modernization
Fossil fuel divestment and the transition to 100% clean energy is critical to achieving The Climate Center’s goals under the Climate-Safe California Platform.
Read More: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-03/u-s-clean-power-giants-to-join-forces-to-build-lobbying-muscle?sref=ABTRBDIh
Nina TurnerEnergy Programs and Communications Coordinator
Janina is a graduate of the Energy Management and Design program at Sonoma State University with experience in non-profits that specialize in sustainability and volunteerism.