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Climate Week NYC delivers content and resources for the Energy Program in partnership with Palmetto.

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The clean energy revolution is here. Responsible for two-thirds of GHG emissions, energy is the largest polluting sector globally.

In order to halve global emissions by the next decade, necessary measures and actions must be taken. The Energy program brings together policy and industry experts for global collaboration in the pursuit of a net zero future through a just transition.

Here are resources to help you learn more: 

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Where do we go from a crisis like the Texas winter freeze?

A more resilient, flexible energy system is possible — and these Fixers are working to make it a reality. Grist reached out to five 'Fixers' to talk about shoring up this essential infrastructure and ensuring the energy system of the future works for everyone.

How many solar panels do I need on my roof?

Obviously you need more than one solar panel to power your home, and most families will need several solar panels wired together into a highly efficient solar power system in order to meet their energy needs. But exactly how many solar panels do you need for your home? The truth is that calculating the number of residential solar panels you need on your roof depends on a wide variety of factors, including energy consumption, peak sunlight hours, panel output, and your solar goals.

The Sky’s the Limit: Solar and wind energy potential is 100 times as much as global energy demand

Solar and wind potential is far higher than that of fossil fuels and can meet global energy demand many times over, unlocking huge benefits for society.

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Kauai might be a tiny island on the map, but it holds big lessons for the rest of the world when it comes to renewable energy.

Richard Komp examines how solar panels convert solar energy to electrical energy.

The coal industry has been in decline for nearly a century. That's good news, since it means less carbon and pollution. But there's a catch: It can also means fewer jobs and tax revenue for coal communities. But, wait. There is a way to make moving on from coal a win-win proposition. Watch our video to see what happens when labor, environmental, and community groups come together to forge a path forward.

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How you can help people hit by Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida grew ferocious fast, pumped up by decades of fossil fuel pollution. Climate change driven by the burning of fossil fuels is making hurricanes more powerful. Today, communities hit by the storm urgently need recovery assistance.

Build a vision of 100% renewable energy 

Explore The Solutions Project's interactive map to see what 100% renewable energy could look like where you live in the year 2050.

6 tips for saving energy (and money!) every month

Powering your home can feel like a delicate balance of control, comfort, and savings. Here are 6 things you can do right now to reduce your energy needs, and save money every month on your power bill

About Palmetto

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Palmetto is a rapidly growing technology company accelerating the national adoption of clean energy.

Recognized by Forbes as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S., Palmetto believes that all consumers should be able to choose energy from renewable resources as a right, not a privilege. Our proprietary technology, marketplace model, and consumer mobile application are designed to simplify and democratize access to clean energy, making it easy and affordable for homeowners to make the switch to solar energy - and other renewable and smart technology offerings as the Palmetto Energy Marketplace expands.