In 2019, the U.S. produced over 30 times more solar power and more than triple the amount of wind energy than it did in 2010, according to a new report from Environment America Research & Policy Center.
Michigan cities lag behind their peers across the country in installing solar power in the last year in a ranking of cities nationwide for solar energy capacity (per capita). The results come from the seventh edition of Shining Cities: The Top US Cities for Solar Energy, a new report released today by Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center. It is the most comprehensive survey available of installed solar capacity in major U.S. cities.
Flooding in Midland that threatens to release toxins from chemical facilities and contaminated sites underscores the importance of our recent report on the risks of siting dangerous facilities close to surface water.
Michigan mayors and a former mayor representing five cities across our state have joined a list of 300 across the U.S. in signing on to a letter calling for a future powered by more clean renewable solar power, released today by Environment Michigan Research & Policy Center. The group of “Mayors for Solar Energy” committed to this cause is bipartisan and represents cities of all sizes spanning all 50 states.
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