Powering Up Renewable Electricity: NRDC's Roadmap for Immediate and Cost-Effective Renewables Deployment

Policy Brief
January 19, 2009

Renewable electricity is the energy of the future—it can reduce global warming emissions, moderate the long-term cost of power and help ensure our energy independence and national security by phasing out fossil fuels. To realize these benefits, we must cap carbon emissions which will put a price on global warming pollution while simultaneously helping to launch emerging renewables into the marketplace.