100% Renewable Truckee's dedicated team of volunteers works with the Town of Truckee, the Truckee Donner PUD and other stakeholders to implement the following sustainability initiatives within the town of Truckee:
transition to 100% renewable electricity town-wide by 2030
transition to 100% renewable energy in all sectors town-wide by 2050
80% reduction in carbon emissions from the 2019 baseline by 2040.
April 26, 2023
TTUSD Climate Res!
The Truckee Youth Action Team of North Tahoe Citizens' Climate Lobby presented their Climate Resolution to the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District Board of Trustees to a packed house. Watch the video of the proceedings here
May 2, 2022
How #ElectrifyEverything meshes with Carbon Pricing
A price on carbon would improve the cost competitiveness of electric solutions relative to their fossil fuel counterparts. So enacting a price on carbon would speed the adoption of this crucial piece of the climate solutions puzzle.
June 3, 2021
The case for upfront incentives to electrify everything in US homes
A report from Rewiring America and the Center for American Progress asks policymakers to make the replacement of electric appliances as cheap and easy as possible.
September 21, 2023
Plan for 4x Heat Pumps in 25 States
A new plan aims to quadruple heat-pump adoption in 25 states
The pledge, which covers 55% of the population, calls for accelerating home decarbonization by deploying 20 million heat pumps by 2030.
July 19, 2021
How Rural Electric Cooperatives Can Power Through California Outages with Microgrids
Rural electric cooperatives often don’t own their own power resources and usually rely on other utilities’ lines for importing power, which can create challenges during public safety power shutoffs (PSPS) or grid outages. Microgrids can help solve these problems.
June 1, 2023
Rewiring America Pace of Progress Report
This report provides a baseline of where we are on building electrification in the U.S. and how that compares to where we need to be to meet our climate goals.