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Julian Spector

Julian Spector

Julian reports on the rise of clean energy. He worked at Greentech Media for nearly five years, and before that he reported for CityLab at The Atlantic.

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Newsletter: Want to pass a 100% clean grid law? Don't pick too many fights

Oregon built broad support for its clean grid law. Can other places learn from the example?

Newsletter: Want to pass a 100% clean grid law? Don't pick too many fights
environmental justice
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From climate justice organizing to legislating: How Rep. Khanh Pham helped pass Oregon's 100% clean grid law

A Q&A with Pham on how building a wide-ranging coalition and sitting down with affected industries led to a clean energy victory.

From climate justice organizing to legislating: How Rep. Khanh Pham helped pass Oregon's 100% clean grid law
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Newsletter: Texas outages made transmission upgrades look cheap

Can framing grid investment as a way to prevent disasters convince more people to support it?

Newsletter: Texas outages made transmission upgrades look cheap
long-duration energy storage
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Newsletter: The wait is over for Form Energy's secret recipe

Now we know the answer to one of the long-standing mysteries of the clean energy industry.

Newsletter: The wait is over for Form Energy's secret recipe
long-duration energy storage
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Stealthy storage contender Form Energy reveals secret formula: Iron and air

And it raised another $200 million to get to market.

Stealthy storage contender Form Energy reveals secret formula: Iron and air
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Newsletter: Postcards of the energy future from South America

Today's newsletter is all about growth and change.

Newsletter: Postcards of the energy future from South America
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Newsletter: Nature abhors a vacuum, carbon accounting edition

Startups are jumping in to fill a policy gap when it comes to business-sector carbon tracking.

Newsletter: Nature abhors a vacuum, carbon accounting edition
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Newsletter: Dude, where's my battery?

Supply and demand are out of whack in the surging energy storage industry.

Newsletter: Dude, where's my battery?
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Newsletter: A win for the slow-and-steady school of cleantech investing

What's a decade of investing experience worth in today's heady market?

Newsletter: A win for the slow-and-steady school of cleantech investing
batteries
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The grid battery boom has triggered a supply shortage

Storage developers large and small are grappling with what to do when there aren't enough batteries to go around.

The grid battery boom has triggered a supply shortage