Author: Cheryl Roberto

Cheryl Roberto leads the national EDF Clean Energy Program. Through regulatory reform and new utility incentives, among others, the EDF Clean Energy Program aims to help modernize our outdated energy infrastructure, accelerate the deployment of cutting-edge, clean technologies into the nation' electric system and break down the regulatory and financial barriers to broad-scale adoption of renewable energy, energy efficiency and other innovative ways to generate, distribute and use energy.

There’s been plenty of attention paid to the recent release of the Third National Climate Assessment report – and appropriately so. The lead paragraph of New York Times reporter Justin Gillis’ story put it rather bluntly: “The effects of human-induced climate change are being felt in every Read more…


Clean energy resources, like wind, solar, and energy efficiency, have certain key advantages over traditional, fossil fuel-based resources: they don’t require expensive, polluting fuels or large capital investment, consume little to no water, generate negligible carbon emissions, and are easily Read more…


Imagine a world where homes not only run on clean electricity but also generate, store, and sell it. A world where power companies get paid for conserving energy, not just producing it. Where, when supplies are tight, the power grid Read more…

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