Areas Of Focus

Acadia Center forms strategic alliances and engages all stakeholders—legislators, business and community leaders, advocacy and environmental justice groups—to press for next-generation solutions and ensure long-term results.

Advance Long-Term Climate Policy

We analyze reliable data to chart long-term pathways that address climate change.

Buildings and Transportation

A cleaner, more consumer-friendly economy will require replacing fossil fuel use in buildings and transportation with clean, modern, and electric choices.

Transition to Clean Energy Sources

We focus on the power generation sector - essential to supplying the clean electricity our homes and transportation will need.

Changing the Climate Conversation

We widen the solutions circle to move us all forward toward a clean energy economy.


Acadia Center develops effective policy reforms that are directly informed by years of experience in on-the-ground implementation.
Resources / ReportNov 01, 2021

RESPECT – Reforming Energy System Planning for Equity and Climate Transformation

Acadia Center’s RESPECT proposal outlines key reforms to utility planning processes to ensure that utility investments and decision-making are aligned with state...
Downloads: RESPECT Report
Resources / Statements & TestimoniesJan 19, 2023

Acadia Center’s Energy and Climate Transition Policy Priorities for Governor Maura Healey

Acadia Center recently conveyed a memo to then-Governor-Elect Maura Healey outlining top energy and climate priorities.

Record of Accomplishments

Acadia Center was founded in 1998 with the belief that we cannot wait for federal policy, and that states can ignite national action. State and community action is needed now more than ever. We are committed to helping meet and exceed the climate goals that will improve the lives of people and their communities.

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