Clean Energy

There are many benefits to transitioning away from a carbon-based energy model to one based on clean energy such as renewable energy: solar, wind, geothermal, and hydro power, as well as electric vehicles when the electricity that supplies them is renewably generated. 

And did you know that renewable energy is now the cheapest source of energy generation? Learn more about the movement toward renewable energy generation from the maps and articles below.

FracTracker National Map

How does your state measure up in terms of its energy sources? Explore FracTracker’s most comprehensive US national map, filled with energy and petrochemical data.

FracTracker Clean Energy Articles

Take Action in Support of No New Leases

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The federal government is accepting comments on a 5-Year Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Program. We need your voice to join in solidarity with communities in the Gulf and the Arctic and call for no new leases.
Aerial image of Oil Refinery in Ohio

Does Hydrogen Have a Role in our Energy Future?

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There has been increasing focus on using hydrogen gas as a fuel, but most hydrogen is currently formed from methane, which could lead to more fracking.
Russia Ukraine Energy Map

Mapping Energy Systems Impacted by the Russia-Ukraine War

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This story map explores how the West's failure to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is funding Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Updated National Energy and Petrochemical Map

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We first released this map in February of 2020. In the year since, the world’s energy systems have experienced record changes. Explore the interactive map, updated by FracTracker Alliance in April, 2021.
Petrochemical development in the Houston, Texas areaPhoto by Ted Auch, FracTracker Alliance, with aerial support by LightHawk

COVID-19 and the oil & gas industry

COVID-19 and the oil and gas industry are at odds. Air pollution…
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