Everyone deserves access to clean and affordable energy for powering homes, businesses, and transportation.

Inclusive utility investments can overcome the upfront costs of clean energy upgrades to create jobs, cut pollution, and lower energy bills for everyone.

Pathway to smart utilities

Utilities are ready for 100% clean energy. Clean Energy Works brings highly technical expertise that utilities, policymakers, and advocates need to get inclusive utility investments up and running for every community. We offer technical assistance, research, and coaching for utilities and energy providers interested in scaling up their investments in the clean energy economy. 

 

Pathway to equitable solutions

100% means everyone. Clean Energy Works partners with policymakers and community advocates to advance equitable clean energy solutions that work for everyone. We educate, provide technical assistance, and build relationships with local organizing networks to ensure that everyone can participate and benefit in the new energy economy.  

 

Pathway to smart utilities

Utilities are ready for 100% clean energy. Clean Energy Works brings highly technical expertise that utilities, policymakers, and advocates need to get inclusive utility investments up and running for every community. We offer technical assistance, research, and coaching for utilities and energy providers interested in scaling up their investments in the clean energy economy. 

 

Pathway to equitable solutions

100% means everyone. Clean Energy Works partners with policymakers and community advocates to advance equitable clean energy solutions that work for everyone. We educate, provide technical assistance, and build relationships with local organizing networks to ensure that everyone can participate and benefit in the new energy economy.  

 

More than a dozen utilities have demonstrated that a solution that clears the upfront cost barrier to clean energy upgrades for anyone is better for everyone.

Utilities have access to the capital needed to make these upgrades at scale, so that everyone–regardless of income, credit history, home ownership–can access the benefits of clean energy and benefit from lower monthly bills even in areas recognized for persistent poverty. Clean Energy Works brings highly technical expertise that utilities, policymakers, and advocates need to get inclusive utility investments up and running for every community.

Equity

How LADWP Can Expand Customer Access via LA100 Equity’s Inclusive Utility Investment Recommendations

Cities around the country are developing strategies to decarbonize and transition to 100% renewable energy. Achieving these goals requires intention, strategic planning, and follow through, especially to ensure low-income and underserved communities are prioritized in the transition. A recent study from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) helps illustra…

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Building Decarbonization

Ipswich, MA Offers Latest Inclusive Utility Investment Program

Ipswich Electric Light Department (ELD) in Ipswich, MA joins a growing list of utilities that are adopting inclusive utility investment programs to help homeowners and renters alike equitably access building upgrades. Ipswich ELD launched ReInvest Ipswich in September 2023, piloting this innovative approach to clean energy upgrades prior to a full-scale launch expe…

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Equity

Increasing Connections Towards Equitable Inclusive Utility Investments

Local advocates and community champions play pivotal roles in helping to shape programming that is responsive to, and intentionally built to service, those in the community that could see the biggest impacts to lower utility bills and safer, more comfortable housing. Champions are also the best advocates for accountability as utilities and regulators are most apt t…

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News

2023 - A great year for expanding investment in clean energy upgrades!

As we kick off the new year, we are also reflecting on 2023, which vastly expanded the field of work on inclusive and equitable financial solutions. At Clean Energy Works, we celebrated commission decisions on inclusive utility investments in three states, hailed $70 billion in new clean energy project proposals from rural electric cooperatives, and welcomed new te…

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