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Rep. Tonko on Extending Wind and Solar Tax Credits: ‘Odds Are Good’
“Public sentiment is driving this issue right now,” said Paul Tonko, a Democrat on the House Ene [...]
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Podcast: What you can do to help grow solar in your community
Solar United Neighbors Executive Director Anya Schoolman recently appeared on the Freeing Energy Pod [...]
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Why Garbage Incinerators Are A Bad Deal For Communities
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, Energy Democracy Initiative director John Farrell speaks with [...]
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From the Archive: A David and Goliath Fight to Tap World Class Solar
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, we revisit an earlier episode from our archives in which ILSR [...]
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Is your customer considering battery storage? Answer these 4 questions for them
As solar power becomes increasingly popular, more homeowners are exploring how they can store more o [...]
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Arizona’s first solar co-op launches in the East Valley
Lindsey Corsack of Arizona Sustainability Alliance, Solar United Neighbors of Arizona Program Direct [...]
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Allegheny County Solar Co-op first in Pennsylvania to offer bifacial panels
The Allegheny County Solar Co-op has selected EIS Solar to install solar panels for the 27-participa [...]
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How to go solar in your state – Join Solar United Neighbors
Solar energy faces different issues in every state, from challenges and opportunities in local commu [...]
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SPW’s 2019 Most Forward-Thinking Contractor sees solar as part of holistic solution
The Most Forward-Thinking Contractor award celebrates solar installers devoted to making progress in [...]
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Denver Solar Co-op chooses installer
The Denver Solar Co-op has selected Sunfinity Renewable Energy to install solar panels for the 50-me [...]
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Voices of 100%: Youth Push Small Minnesota Town to Act on Changing Climate and Invest in Local, Renewable Energy
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set goals to transition to 100 percent renewable energy, but how [...]
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Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update – 2019 Q2
6 gigawatts of new power generation capacity came online in the second quarter of 2019 — 15 percen [...]
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National Solar Tour – October 5 & 6, 2019
This October, visit solar homes in your community and learn how clean, renewable, rooftop solar is a [...]
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Why Gas Has to Go––And How Cities Can Show It The Door (Episode 82)
Host John Farrell talks to Berkeley city councilor Kate Harrison and affordable housing developer Se [...]
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TerraPower – New Nuclear Energy Tech
TerraPower aims to develop a sustainable and economic nuclear energy system while greatly reducing p [...]
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Doug Fine – Hemp Author, Journalist, Adventurer, Goat-Herder
At LocalEnergy.io we see Hemp as part of the Local and Global Energy solution tool kit. Get the boo [...]
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A Local First Approach to Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Electricity System
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, Energy Democracy Initiative director John Farrell speaks with [...]
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Using Disaster to Build a New, (d)emocratic Energy Paradigm
In this May 2019 interview, ILSR’s Director of Energy Democracy John Farrell, and Ingrid Vila - an [...]
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Report Re-release: Is Bigger Best in Renewable Energy?
We have updated our 2016 report "Is Bigger Best in Renewable Energy?" with a brand new look. Check i [...]
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How St. Cloud is Turning Waste Water into Energy
(KNSI) - St. Cloud is using byproducts from the community to create energy. The St. Cloud Nutrient, [...]
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Mass. Ranked As Most Energy-Efficient State In The Country
This is the ninth consecutive year that Mass. has received first place. The scoring system analyzes [...]
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What are the pros and cons of solar energy?
What are some positives & negatives of solar energy? Solar can reduce your electric bill: A big [...]
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Enlightening Facts about Solar Energy You Should Know
Solar energy is an umbrella term used to refer to the light and heat a star releases. Do you know ev [...]
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Idaho Falls Wind Turbines At Center Of Jackson Hole’s New Energy Plan
Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming announced it is taking another step toward operating its ski [...]
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