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EDF’s US Climate and Energy program is working with policymakers, regulators, entrepreneurs and other key stakeholders to promote market-based solutions that will accelerate the transition to a clean, low carbon energy economy.

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Conference on Clean Energy Financing Signals a Shift in Funding the Low-Carbon Economy
In 2010, I began working on financial policy at EDF. Our objective was to implement policies that would allow private sector companies to profitably deliver financing solutions to residential and commercial property owners footing the upfront cost of money-saving energy efficiency and clean distributed generation (such as rooftop solar) projects. While the...
Mar 31, 2014 11:25 AM ET
GigaFactory Proves Tesla is Ahead of the Clean Energy Curve, But Does Texas Stand to Benefit?
Disruptive technologies tend to follow a certain trajectory. First, they are outliers, often ignored, and typically on the cusp of never entering the market. But, for the successful ones, a tipping point is ultimately reached, after which the technology goes viral and changes the status quo it was designed to replace. In the new energy revolution, Tesla is one...
Mar 28, 2014 3:05 PM ET
Transitioning to a Clean Energy Future Will Require Lots of Private Capital, but How Do We Get There?
The past two decades have seen a tremendous growth in our understanding of the climate change imperative and in the enormity of the challenge that confronts us. It has become clear that meeting climate change mitigation objectives will require the aggressive deployment of clean energy technologies, substantial amounts of capital, and creative methods of...
Mar 25, 2014 5:25 PM ET
New Jersey to Make Grid Smarter, More Flexible with Energy Storage
Energy storage devices that collect electricity at times of abundance and deliver when demand is greatest are essential to upgrading our outdated power grid to a smarter, more flexible electricity system. New Jersey took a positive step toward implementing more energy storage earlier this year when its Office of Clean Energy released a proposal to allocate $2....
Mar 24, 2014 5:25 PM ET
EDF Wins Business Achievement Award for Efforts to Advance Clean Energy Financing
Each year the Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) awards businesses and non-profits for their outstanding work in the climate and environment industry. This year, we are thrilled to announce that EDF’s own ...
Mar 20, 2014 4:25 PM ET