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Embracing Clean Energy:
A Vital Path for Our Future

The world is rapidly moving towards a clean energy future. As more of our electricity is generated from renewable sources, we are experiencing a major shift that promises to help save our environment, enhance our daily lives, and improve the global economy. Let’s explore what clean energy is, why it is so important & what next, as we move towards a clean energy future.

What is Clean Energy?

Simply put, Clean Energy is defined as energy generated from renewable sources that do not produce pollution. This type of energy production is crucial to slowing global warming, reducing harmful emissions, and conserving natural resources.

The Rising Tide of Clean Energy

In recent years, the use of renewables has surged. For instance, The Center for Climate & Energy Solutions reports that from 2010 to 2020, the share of electricity generated from renewable sources globally has grown 42%*. This rate of growth is expected to continue, and even increase, driven by substantial legislative support and global initiatives. The recent adoption of Policies and incentives worldwide are making clean energy technologies more affordable and accessible than ever. A primary example of this is the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in the United States, which is expected lower economy-wide CO2 emissions 35-43% by 2030**.

Perhaps even more impactful, however, is the rise in public skepticism over the benefits of higher education. A 2022 poll found that only 49 percent of Americans think the economic benefits of a college education outweigh the costs. And in another survey, nearly half of US parents said they’d prefer their children pursue alternative postsecondary options, even if there were no barriers to getting a bachelor’s degree.

The Future Landscape of Clean Energy

Renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and hydroelectric power are expected to play a big role in meeting the world's energy needs by 2035. It's all about improving energy efficiency during this transition, which means using less energy and reducing overall costs.

Now, let's talk about some cool tech innovations that will help with the shift from gas to electric appliances in more households. Highly efficient electric heat pumps and induction cooktops are poised to help balance out the increased demand for electricity. But that's not all! Advances in home insulation and window technology will also make a difference by making homes more energy efficient and cozy, all while saving money on energy bills.

These upgrades are not only a win for individual homeowners, but they also contribute to global energy savings and protect the environment. It's a win-win situation all around!

Economic and Social Benefits

The shift towards a sustainable energy future is expected to create job opportunities worldwide. It's not just about saving the planet, but also about boosting local economies by setting up production facilities for energy-efficient electric products and vehicles. Plus, there are programs specifically designed to train home contractors, making sure we have a skilled workforce that can make this energy transition happen.

And hey, it's not just big corporations benefiting from all this. People with limited finances can also get in on the action. There's a lot of money being allocated to help upgrade homes and cut down on energy costs. Not only will this improve the air quality, thanks to reduced emissions, but it'll also make our living environment more peaceful and pleasant by getting rid of all that noise pollution from traditional engines.

Taking Action: How You Can Contribute

We can all play a significant role in supporting the clean energy future. Here are some steps you can take:

  • Save Energy with Energy StarProducts with the ENERGY STAR label are independently certified to save energy and help protect the climate. The less energy we use, the faster we can transition to renewable energy.
  • Switch to Green PowerOpt for electricity generated by renewables like wind and solar. Many communities offer green power options that can be added to your monthly electric bill.

  • Products with the ENERGY STAR label are independently certified to save energy and help protect the climate. The less energy we use, the faster we can transition to renewable energy.

    Opt for electricity generated by renewables like wind and solar. Many communities offer green power options that can be added to your monthly electric bill.

    Consider an ENERGY STAR Home Upgrade, which includes high-impact energy efficiency improvements like electric heat pump technology for heating, cooling, and water heating.

    EVs can save you money and reduce your carbon footprint. They are quieter, produce zero tailpipe emissions, and can be charged more efficiently with ENERGY STAR certified chargers.

    MSI and BPU – New Jersey’s Clean Energy Future

    Across the state of New Jersey, our joint goal with BPU is to inform every NJ resident that New Jersey Clean Energy initiatives are accessible, cost saving, and available for every resident across the state. To facilitate this, we have created a new omnichannel marketing strategy that includes TV spots and videos, running across NJ on TV, Radio, OOH, Print, Digital, Steaming, etc. You can’t miss our ads right now!

    Together with BPU we are working to move NJ forward into a clean energy future.
    "Lighting Up"
    This commercial showcases various energy efficient tasks you can do throughout your home to save you money, as well as showcasing a solar community.
    "Camping Out"
    This commercial also showcases various energy efficient tasks and items throughout your home that can help save energy and your money, including rebates you can utilize.
    This commercial also showcases various energy efficient tasks and items throughout your home that can help save energy and your money, including rebates you can utilize.

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