Promoting Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

The United States relies on burning coal to produce a large percentage of our electricity. Burning these fossil fuels pollutes the air with sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, mercury, carbon dioxide and a host of other pollutants, not to mention the adverse impact the use of these fuels has on water and habitat. Thanks in part to the League's leadership, more of our electricity is generated every year from clean sources, such as wind and solar. Unfortunately, most electric utilities in the U.S. remain committed to coal. The U.S. has an opportunity not only to further diversify our domestic energy production, but also to develop the technologies to assist other nations in building and expanding their clean energy production. Our work focuses on:


 
 
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