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 Downtown Anchorage, Alaska. (Jacob Boomsma / Getty Images)
From the Experts May 20, 2024

As Alaska Runs Out of Gas, It’s Time to Conserve Energy and Invest in Renewables

Earthjustice’s client seeks to hasten the transition to clean energy amid a high-stakes gas shortage in Cook Inlet.

Power lines near Pittsburgh, Penn. (Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
Article May 14, 2024

The Solution to a Faster Clean Energy Transition? More Power Lines.

We know that a 100% clean energy requires more electricity transmission lines. Now, the federal government has taken sweeping action to modernize and build out the grid.

Volunteers with the group Comunidad Guayamesa Unidos por tu Salud install a solar power system in the home of community member in the Puente de Jobos neighborhood of Guayama, P.R., on Mar. 20, 2021. (Erika P. Rodríguez for Earthjustice)
Press Release April 22, 2024

Earthjustice Applauds EPA’s Solar for All Investments

Solar for All grants will unlock access to rooftop and community solar for low-income families

In the News: Grist March 8, 2024

How changes to Hawaiʻi’s home battery program could hinder its clean energy transition

Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: “You ought to consider the big picture of how not only individual systems, but the aggregate, are able to respond to grid needs on call, and respond to emergencies. There’s big-time value there.”

In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat February 20, 2024

Proposed HECO Bailout Bill Could Force The Utility Company To Restructure

Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: “I appreciate what the legislators are trying to do here in stepping up and protecting the ratepayer and public and adding some balance to a deal that was originally stacked 100% in the utility’s favor.”

In the News: PV Magazine February 12, 2024

Hawaii legislation seeks to undo “massive momentum killer” for rooftop solar

Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: “In my 15 years working with this Commission, this decision is the most drastic misstep I have seen — up there with slamming the curtain on net metering eight years ago, but with potentially more disastrous results.”

In the News: Fast Company January 31, 2024

Hawaii is at the forefront of clean energy (or is it?)

Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office: “Rooftop solar is our No. 1 success story. It jumpstarted our renewable energy growth and also captured the public’s imagination. We’ve made progress on the electric side, but we are not making progress overall. We are not going to get to our overall decarbonization goals unless we confront the…

(Erika P. Rodriguez for Earthjustice)
Press Release January 25, 2024

Christie Hicks Joins Earthjustice to Lead Clean Energy Program

As managing attorney of the Clean Energy Program, Christie leads the legal work in more than 18 states and at the federal level to accelerate the shift to clean energy

In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat January 16, 2024

Will A New Order Shut The Door On Future Rooftop Solar Across Hawaii?

Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Office, Earthjustice: “This decision is the most drastic misstep I have seen — up there with slamming the curtain on net metering eight years ago, but with potentially more disastrous results.”

<a href="https://earthjustice.org/document/a-rooftop-solar-system-is-the-solution-for-puerto-rico" target="_blank" rel="noopener"> Download the infographic.</a> (Illustration by Peter Hoey for Earthjustice)
feature January 3, 2024

A Rooftop Solar System is the Solution for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico gets enough sun to provide more than four times its energy needs.

<a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Discargar en PDF.</a> (Peter Hoey para Earthjustice)
feature January 3, 2024

Un Sistema de Energía Solar en Techos es la Solución Para Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico recibe suficiente sol para satisfacer más de cuatro veces su suministro energético.

(Peter Hoey para Earthjustice)
document December 21, 2023

Un Sistema de Energía Solar en Techos es la Solución Para Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico recibe suficiente sol para satisfacer más de cuatro veces su suministro energético.

(Peter Hoey for Earthjustice)
document December 21, 2023

A Rooftop Solar System is the Solution for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico gets enough sun to provide more than four times its energy needs.

For six years, Arecibo residents have used NEPA to halt a waste-to-energy incinerator, which a corporation wants to build in an area already contaminated with lead, arsenic and other heavy metals. (Alejandro Davila / Earthjustice)
feature December 20, 2023

La Lucha Por Una Transición Energética Limpia en Puerto Rico

Earthjustice trabaja en nombre de grupos ambientales, laborales y de la sociedad civil en Puerto Rico para acelerar la transición a un sistema distribuido de energía renovable que garantice el acceso a fuentes limpias para todos sus habitantes.

For six years, Arecibo residents have used NEPA to halt a waste-to-energy incinerator, which a corporation wants to build in an area already contaminated with lead, arsenic and other heavy metals. (Alejandro Davila / Earthjustice)
feature December 20, 2023

The Fight for a Clean Energy Transition in Puerto Rico

Earthjustice is working on behalf of environmental, labor, and civil society groups in Puerto Rico to accelerate the transition away from dirty fossil fuels in favor of a distributed renewable energy system that ensures access to clean energy for all Puerto Ricans.

Vast warehouses bump up against homes in Southern California. (David McNew / The New York Times)
From the Experts December 19, 2023

It’s Working: Warehouses in Southern California Are Cleaning Up Their Act

Warehouse Rule brings zero emissions equipment to California, proving the strength of the model.

Press Release December 14, 2023

Community Leaders Support KIUC’s Decision to Scale Down the West Kauaʻi Energy Project

The project’s Environmental Assessment did not adequately assess the harm caused by the diversion of 4 billion gallons of water a year from the Waimea River watershed