Is the US switching to clean energy? The United States has the potential to lead the global transition to renewable energy. It has some of the best wind, solar, geothermal, hydro and biomass resources in the world.
What benefits does a clean energy policy have? Benefits of Renewable Energy
Generating energy that produces no greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuels and reduces some types of air pollution. Diversifying energy supply and reducing dependence on imported fuels. Creating economic development and jobs in manufacturing, installation, and more.
What are clean energy programs? EPA’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs are designed to help energy consumers in all sectors, state policy makers, and energy providers by providing objective information, creating networks between the public and private sector and providing technical assistance.
Why are they pushing solar panels? The startup is in the process of installing solar-panel canopies over water supply canals in California’s Central Valley — a project that will have the added benefit of reducing evaporation of scarce water. It has $20 million in state funding.