Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America’s Clean Energy Economy is a 2007 book by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and Bracken Hendricks researcher. Inslee first proposed an Apollo -scale program, designed to galvanize the nation around the urgent goal of solving the environmental and energy crisis, in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 2002. [1] Eventually Inslee co-authored Apollo’s Fire , in which he says that through improved federal policies the United States can not do without its dependence on foreign oil and fossil fuel , create millions of Green-collar worker jobs, and stop global warming. Along these lines, he has been prominent supporter of the Apollo Alliance . [2]

In „Chapter 2: Reinventing the car“, Apollo’s Fire highlights such innovative efforts such as CalCars , founded in 2002 to promote plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), powered by off-peak electricity from renewable energy sources, as a key to addressing oil dependence and global warming worldwide. [3] [4]


  • Jay Inslee and Bracken Hendricks, Apollo’s Fire: Igniting America’s Clean Energy Economy , Island Press (October 1, 2007), ISBN  978-1-59726-175-3

See also

  • List of books about renewable energy
  • List of books about energy issues
  • Renewable energy commercialization
  • Clean Tech Nation
  • Sustainable business


  1. Jump up^ Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Dec. 19, 2002.
  2. Jump up^ Inslee articles at the Apollo Alliance webpage Archived2008-11-26 at theWayback Machine.
  3. Jump up^ Inslee, Jay; Bracken Hendricks (2007). „Apollo’s Fire“. Island Press , Washington, DC: 36-40. ISBN  978-1-59726-175-3 .
  4. Jump up^ Sherry Boschert (2006). „Plug-in Hybrids: The Cars That Will Recharge America“. New Society Publishers, Gabriola Island, Canada: 49-66. ISBN  978-0-86571-571-4 .