Clean Energy

Governor Jennifer Granholm Goes Solar

The Granholm Mulhern family has officially gone solar! Check out this behind-the-scenes video from Sungevity. Governor Jennifer Granholm goes solar from Sungevity on Vimeo.

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TED Video: A Clean Energy Jobs Race

Kicking off the TED2013 conference, Jennifer Granholm asks a very American question with worldwide implications: How do we make more jobs? Her big idea: Invest in new alternative energy sources. And her big challenge: Can it be done with or without our broken Congress? A former two-term governor of Michigan, Jennifer M. Granholm makes the […]

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POLITICO OPINION: GOP helping China win gold

POLITICO OPINION: GOP helping China win gold By JENNIFER GRANHOLM | 7/24/12 9:50 PM EDT Never mind our worry that China will again outshine the U.S. in gold medals at the Olympics. The Chinese are more focused on besting us in another competition — the global race for energy investment and jobs. With an assist […]

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Jennifer Granholm and Chevy Volt

Former Michigan governor to plug electric cars

Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. A former Michigan governor is in North Carolina to plug electric cars and job creation from clean energy. Ex-governor Jennifer Granholm speaks in Raleigh on Tuesday at the start of a four-day conference for the electric car industry. Granholm is now an adviser to the Pew Charitable Trusts and she’ll be […]

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We Believe in Clean Energy

Clean energy can help create jobs, protect our national security, stimulate private investment and invigorate manufacturing. Sharing their bipartisan agreement in this short video, former Sen. John Warner (R-Va.) and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-Mich.) discuss why America needs a national clean energy policy. Since 2009, Sen. Warner has served as a senior adviser to the Pew […]

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City power plant waste heat fuels district heating

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–To modernize a 1940s power plant for better efficiency, its owner turned to an underground steam pipe system designed in the 19th century. Operators of the Kendall Station power plant here are planning to construct a pipeline to ship excess steam from the plant to heat buildings in Boston and Cambridge. The pipeline, which […]

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A national push for energy innovation

In a spirited talk at MIT, former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm presented a plan for a bipartisan initiative that she said could help the United States regain a world leadership role in the creation of new clean-energy technologies — and the thousands of new jobs that those technologies could provide. Continue Reading here.

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Gas Price Conundrum: Think Outside the Barrel

The National Journal Editor’s Note: This week, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, senior adviser to the Pew Clean Energy Program, is providing the question. With gasoline prices high, federal policymakers are actively debating how to protect consumers from climbing costs and reduce our dependence on foreign oil. The challenge is significant, as transportation accounts for […]

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With Randy Fox, General Manager Americas, Holding a "Wind Won't Spill" bumper sticker at LM Windpower at the conclusion of the LM Windpower plant tour in Arkansas.

First Stop: Arkansas

Our first stop on Pew’s national campaign for pragmatic clean energy policies was Little Rock, Arkansas. I’m helping to lead this effort for the Pew Charitable Trusts, along with former Senator John Warner of Virginia. Bipartisan support for policies that will create jobs and make us energy secure. Arkansas has attracted four wind/turbine manufacturing companies, […]

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Riz Khan Interviews Gov. Granholm on the US and the green battle

Why is the campaign for green energy not gaining momentum in the US? Video Courtesy of Al Jazeera English

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