State Opportunities for a Clean Energy Future

Cutting Carbon Pollution Under the Clean Power Plan

States have an opportunity to tap a well of economic growth that could provide new jobs, expand their economies, and help protect future generations from the worst impacts of a changing climate. That opportunity is clean energy, and one way for states to realize more clean energy growth is through the Clean Power Plan. States can cut a significant amount of carbon pollution by cutting energy waste in homes and buildings and expanding power produced by the wind and sun.

Every state has the opportunity to craft its own best strategy to reduce pollution and protect our climate. States can meet their obligations using any combination of policies and resources. The Clean Power Plan puts each state in the driver's seat, with flexibility to design a plan based on its energy mix and costs, to chart a low-carbon path forward.