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

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.

Latest Blog and News

Latest / BlogNov 16, 2022

Heat Pumps in Real Life – Part 2

Nov 16, 2022
Latest / Press ReleasesNov 08, 2022

Acadia Center Urges Energy Leaders to Ramp Up Demand Response to Help Avoid Winter Blackouts and Lower Costs

Boston, MA – Yesterday, Acadia Center urged federal and regional energy leaders to launch an initiative focused on ramping up demand response...
Nov 08, 2022

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