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Strategic. Persistent. Vigilant.

Our VisionribbonSilver

Delivering a renewable energy future

Our Mission

Advancing renewable energy in the Midwest

Who We Are

Clean Grid Alliance is a non-profit organization whose 40+ members include wind, solar and energy storage developers and manufacturers, non-profit environmental, public interest and clean energy advocacy organizations, farmer organizations, and other businesses that support renewable energy.

CGA is a vital player in the fast-changing renewable energy sector. That sector is growing rapidly and includes wind, solar, storage, and other emerging technologies—all of which will need CGA's expertise and engagement in the years to come.

Our Approach

CGA is well-known for our technical and policy expertise, forward thinking, and ability to bring diverse groups together to advance opportunities for renewables development and fulfill grid needs. With a wide-angle lens, we seek out the possibilities for wind and other renewable energy and develop concrete steps for bringing that energy to an ever-growing renewable market.

Multiple changes, needs, and conditions in the renewable energy sector call out for CGA's expertise:

  • Technical Expertise:  As the growth of renewables accelerates, there is increasing pressure to ensure there is ample transmission capacity and that the grid can maintain its reliability.
  • Expand Markets:   Declining costs in renewable development and production are enabling more corporations to respond to customer demands for products and services produced using renewable energy. There is a growing urgency to ensure that as fossil fuels phase-out, renewable energy resources grow to meet consumer demands and expectations.
  • Build Support:   To help reach the point of broad acceptance of renewables, continuous education and public outreach will be needed for the next decade.

The best of CGA lies in our:

  • Visionary thinking and doing
  • Growing technical expertise
  • Astute understanding of state-by-state regulatory and policy challenges, and an
  • Ever-deepening ability to bring together diverse and growing constituencies.

To this end, Clean Grid Alliance:

  • Creates new opportunities for renewables to participate in the energy marketplace
  • Drives grid policy and transmission planning
  • Conducts broad education and outreach activities in the Midwest
  • Innovates. Building on success and adapting to new circumstances