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Why Gas Has to Go – And How Cities Can Show it the Door — Episode 87 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with Kate Harrison, City Council mem [...]
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Report: Utilities Must Commit to Renewable Energy or Industrial Clients May Turn to Alternative Power Sources
Recently, Black & Veatch, a sustainable engineering and construction solutions company, release [...]
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A welcome from Solar United Neighbors’ new Minnesota Program Director
New Minnesota Program Director Bobby King Hello. I’m Bobby King, Solar United Neighbors’ new Min [...]
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Community Choice is Just One Strategy for a Sustainable Westchester
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Sustainable Westche [...]
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Phoenix Replaces 100,000 Street Lights With LEDs, Looks to Save $3.5 Million Annually
The city of Phoenix has announced it will complete a conversion project to replace nearly 100,000 mu [...]
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California Community Ignites Choice Model and Stays in the Driver’s Seat — Episode 98 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Jessica Tovar, Coor [...]
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West Virginia fails to legalize Power Purchase Agreements
The 2020 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature is drawing to a close without action on so [...]
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Virginia passes law to prevent Homeowner Associations from blocking solar
Last week, the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation that prevents Homeowner Associations (HO [...]
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The 2020 Community Power Scorecard
In the 2020 Community Power Scorecard, two states excelled, seven states and the District of Columbi [...]
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South Miami: A Bright Spot for Solar in Sunshine State
What can a small city do to advance clean energy locally, if its state commissioners and legislators [...]
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Which Regions and States are Spearheading Local Clean Energy Policy in 2020?
Using the results of the 2020 Community Power Scorecard, these infographics illustrate how states co [...]
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East Valley Solar Co-op selects Icon Power to serve group
The East Valley Solar Co-op has selected Icon Power to install solar panels for the 25-member group. [...]
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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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Pioneering Community Solar in the Granite State
New Hampshire, home to some of the highest utility costs in the nation, could be fertile ground for [...]
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How Can Your State Get an “A” Community Power Score?
What policies make a state a champion of local, renewable energy? This post walks through models of [...]
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Virginia passes landmark solar legislation
When solar supporters join together, we win. And we won big in Virginia last week. Lawmakers passed [...]
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How City Policy Can Reduce Gas Use
In this webinar, Institute for Local Self-Reliance Energy Democracy Initiative director John Farrell [...]
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Oregon Co-op Law Lets Everyday People Invest in Local Renewable Energy
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Dan Orzech, General [...]
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Indianapolis hosts first-ever Indiana Solar Congress
Attendees at the inaugural Indiana Solar Congress gather for a group photo. More than 100 solar supp [...]
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Competition and Freedom at Stake
Incentives designed to make rooftop solar feasible for a wider range of consumers are under attack n [...]
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In Santa Fe, Momentum Builds for Locals to Take Charge of Electricity System
A widening chasm between what customers want and what Santa Fe’s electric utility delivers is bols [...]
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Small C&I Customers Losing Estimated Billions from Planned CA Outages
Losses for small commercial and industrial customers in the areas of California experiencing planned [...]
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A Massachusetts Town Realizes a Community Vision to Transition from Coal to Sol
In this episode of the Local Energy Rules podcast, John Farrell interviews Lena Entin about an inspi [...]
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A New Credit Union Aims to Lower the Cost of Clean Energy
What if your savings account could be put to use enabling clean energy investments from insulation t [...]
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