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100% Renewable Truckee

Moving Truckee Towards A Renewable and Sustainable Future

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.

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September 25, 2023

Rewiring America Music Video

Inspiring/funny music video


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.


May 7, 2021

California's Proposed Building Codes

Canary Media: California's proposed building code boosts all-electric, but it doesn’t stop natural gas


April 1, 2021

Eight Benefits of Building Electrification

Rocky Mountain Institute list of reasons to electrify our buildings makes a powerful case.


January 5, 2021

GE's Monster Wind Turbine

General Electric has leap frogged the incumbent wind turbine developers with its gigantic new turbine.


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.


April 25, 2023

Town of Truckee awarded $4M grant for fleet electrification

The Town of Truckee was awarded $4M for fleet electrification and other transportation decarbonization efforts


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.


May 28, 2021

Distributed energy is not an alternative to big power plants — it's a complement

Why rooftop solar and home batteries make a clean grid vastly more affordable


May 5, 2021

Electrification Futures Study

Through the Electrification Futures Study (EFS), NREL explored the impacts of widespread electrification in all U.S. economic sectors.


January 7, 2021

How 100% clean energy could power our cities and towns

Grist has produced a 6min video explaining how we can get to 100% clean energy


January 4, 2021

Path to 100

The organization Path to 100 has created a wonderful resource for North American decarbonization that includes a blog and guide to decarbonizing the electrical grid.


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.


December 9, 2022

Induction Cooktop Webinar with Chef Galarza 12/8

Professional Chef Galarza discusses induction cooktops


July 1, 2021

Rewiring Communities Report

Rewiring America's plan to accelerate climate action and environmental justice by investing in household electrification at the local level.


May 11, 2021

Utilities at the Forefront

Canary Media: What's different about the utilities at the forefront of the energy transition?


April 5, 2021

RMI Building Electrification

Rocky Mountain Institute has a whole collection of great articles on building electrification


January 6, 2021

Top 5 Green Building Words of 2020

BtheChange lists their top 5 Green Building Words of 2020

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