Texas cotton farmer Cliff Etheredge used to pray for rain and cuss the wind. Then he helped establish a local wind turbine project that pumps $10 million a year into the community. “Now what we’ve been cussing all these years turned out to be a blessing,” he says.

The Energy Foundation’s 2013 Annual Report, “American Clean Energy Stories,” shows how families, businesses, local governments, schools, and the military are enjoying the benefits of clean energy technology born of the long tradition of American innovation. We hope you enjoy it. Continue reading

Stephen Harper, Global Director of Environment and Energy Policy at Intel Corporation, has joined the Energy Foundation’s board of directors. His experience in both the U.S. and China, and in shaping strategies for companies and government agencies alike, will inform Energy Foundation strategies. Continue reading

The Energy Foundation is accepting applications for three positions. We seek a Communications Director and a California Program Director, both of which are part of our Public Engagement Program. We are also accepting applications for a Power Sector Program Director. Read more about the positions and find links to downloadable job descriptions in this Foundation Update. Continue reading

Lifelong Iowa farmer Tim Hemphill leases a portion of his land to a wind energy project. He and other residents of the Midwest are reaping the economic benefits of living in a region poised to become a world leader in clean energy. The Energy Foundation’s 2012 annual report takes a close look at Midwest progress and opportunities in renewable energy and energy efficiency. Continue reading

Energy Foundation grantees represent business, faith, environmental, agriculture, low-income, and national security groups, among others. We introduce you to a few of them in our Grantee Stories feature. Continue reading

We’d like to welcome you to the Energy Foundation’s new website. The design reflects our new branding—including an updated logo and tagline: building a new energy future. Our website is a resource for current grantees, partners, and allies, as well as for organizations, funders, and others who want to learn more about us and discover… Continue reading

The Energy Foundation is currently taking applications for five positions—two based in San Francisco, California; one in the Midwest, exact location to be determined; and two in Bejing, China. Job descriptions, as well as instructions to apply for each position, can be found on our Jobs page. Visit the Jobs page.