The Story

The global transition to clean energy is underway: technology and innovation have enabled us to be the first generation with real choice in how we power our lives. Supported by profound trends in society, the power industry, and the global economy, individuals like you can now play a role in the transition to a better future powered by clean energy. Get the full story below (or download PDF version here):

We have new energy optionsEnergy products that do not burn fuel

1. US Department of Energy

We're turning to clean energyPeople are embracing clean energy

2. Solar Energy Industries Association; 3. Tesla Motors, Photo: CleanTechnica; 4. Solar Energy Industries Association

The Trends are favorableThe energy transition is already happening

5. BNEF; 6. BNEF Sustainable Energy in America Factbook

It's Good for jobs and the economyEnergy is the world's biggest industry

9. BNEF; 10. UN Environment Program, Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016; 11. UN Environment Program, Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2016

It's the right directionClean energy doesn't consume water or pollute the air

7. US DOE “The Water Energy Nexus”; Torcellini, P., Long, N., & Judkoff, R., “Consumptive Water Use for U.S. Power Production”; 8. Source: Pearson Prentice Hall 2006

It's simply betterWe can stop extracting, burning, polluting

So let's change energyHere's how