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Energy Transition Face Sheet: Pathways to 100% Clean Electricity

A new fact sheet lays out the steps to decarbonize the US economy at a reasonable cost and on an accelerated timeline by growing and rapidly decarbonizing the power sector, with recommendations for policymakers.

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By
Avi Zevin, Sam Walsh, Justin Gundlach and Isabel Carey

Together with the NYU School of Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity, this report explains steps the federal government could take to facilitate the development of a future grid that is capable of supporting a reliable, affordable, and increasingly zero-carbon power sector.

Electricity supply

Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Dr. Julio Friedmann discuss the role of electricity in deep decarbonization efforts, and how zero-carbon oversupplies might be deployed.

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Sammy Roth & J.D. Morris
Energy Reporters, Los Angeles Times & San Francisco Chronicle

Host Bill Loveless talks to two of the leading energy reporters in California, Sammy Roth and J.D. Morris.

Christy Goldfuss
Senior Vice President for Energy and Environment Policy, Center for American Progress

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Christy Goldfuss, co-chair of the Climate 21 Project, Senior Vice President for Energy and Environment Policy at the Center for American Progress, and former managing director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) during the Obama administration. 

Richard Trumka and Ernest Moniz

Building a low-carbon future will bring significant change to the U.S. economy, especially to employment as alternative forms of energy increasingly take hold. And to go smoothly, that transition will require sound public policy and public...