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Duke Energy Florida Announces 3 New Solar Power Plants, Completes 700 MW Commitment
Duke Energy Florida (DEF) today filed the locations of its three newest solar power plants, completi [...]
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Two Decades of Solar Pioneers in Sacramento
The publicly-owned Sacramento Municipal Utility District, or SMUD, had already installed the first u [...]
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Coal Plant Communities Seek a Just Economic Transition
Communities reliant on coal, for tax revenue and jobs, are at risk when the plants go under. In this [...]
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Stop the Attack on Your Solar Rights!
The New England Ratepayers Association, which does not actually represent ratepayers, has launched a [...]
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Microgrids and Regulation with Chris Villarreal
With the release of ILSR’s new report, “Mighty Microgrids,” ILSR is releasing two podcasts wit [...]
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Five New Amazon Projects Add 615 MW of Utility-Scale Solar
Amazon plans on adding five new utility-scale solar projects to power its global operations in China [...]
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Largest Solar Project in New Jersey Now Complete, Supplying Energy to Department of the Navy
A 28.5 MW ground-mount project located at Naval Weapons Station Earle (NWS Earle) in Tinton Falls is [...]
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In storms, solar holds up
Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes storm season. If you’re considering going solar, you [...]
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Utilities Strip Consumers' Control Over Energy Bills
A surge of interest in residential solar arrays threatens traditional utilities’ outdated business [...]
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Ventura County to Replace Natural Gas Generation with Battery Storage
Ventura County, California, is moving forward on developing a 100-megawatt, 400-megawatt hour batter [...]
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EV charger tax credit extended – What that means for you
Are you looking to purchase an electric vehicle charger? Have you purchased one since 2016? If so, y [...]
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Why it’s Short-Sighted to do Centralized Planning in a Decentralizing Electricity Grid
With financial rewards tied to building big, utilities overlook distributed energy resources like ro [...]
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At the Two-Year Mark, Key Takeways from the Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership
Minneapolis garnered national attention when it formed a first-of-its-kind partnership with local ut [...]
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Celebrating 100: A Spotlight on 6 Leaders of 100% Renewable Cities
For our 100th episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, we compiled a highlight reel from the Voice [...]
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Tesla as an electric utility? Maybe, and Autobidder could lead the way – Roadshow
The electric carmaker has reportedly applied to supply electricity in the UK, as details on its Auto [...]
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San Diego’s New Public Utility Builds Its Energy Market Cred – Voice of San Diego
One of the primary goals of San Diego’s fledgling public power company was to provide the city wit [...]
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Utilities, gas industry coordinate to oppose Ohio village’s clean energy goal
Emails obtained by a utility watchdog group reveal push by Dominion Energy and allies against a loca [...]
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TVA getting more power from renewables than coal this year
For the first time in more than six decades, the Tennessee Valley Authority got more power from rene [...]
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Same Price, More Renewables. San Diego's Fight for Community Choice
In this 2014 episode of Local Energy Rules, ILSR Energy Democracy initiative director John Farrell t [...]
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D.C. Neighbors Unite to Fight for Solar Rights for All — Episode 103 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Yesenia Rivera, Dir [...]
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Lancaster: The Leading Solar City?
Jason Caudle, city manager with the City of Lancaster, talked with John Farrell in April 2015 about [...]
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Duking It Out Over Municipal Solar in Raleigh
There aren’t many solar success stories from the Southeast, making Raleigh, NC, stand out in a reg [...]
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Utility Regulators Oversee Planning for a Robust, Inclusive Grid in Minnesota
In these comments, John Farrell outlines how Xcel Energy should improve its 2019 Integrated Distribu [...]
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