Despite the short-term concerns, the offshore wind sector is well positioned to weather the challenges and come out delivering affordable, reliable energy along with myriad climate, health, and economic benefits as the U.S. industry matures.
Advancements in technology have enabled consumers to install solar panels on their roofs more cheaply than ever before. This presents utility companies—which have for decades monopolized the energy markets—with new challenges.
Now that it is finalized, the Clean Power Plan will be an important part of the public discussion on climate change. Unfortunately, some claims may stray from the truth, so we’ve compiled some resources to make fact-checking easier.