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From the Archive: South Miami, a Bright Spot for Solar in the Sunshine State – Episode 85 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In Southern Florida, utilities relax after escaping the brunt of Hurricane Dorian’s destruction. O [...]
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Municipal Utility Offers Springboard for Minnesota City's Energy Vision
Sprouting from southeastern Minnesota farm country, the city of Rochester is an unassuming mini-metr [...]
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Voices of 100%: Can Philadelphia and its Suburbs Revolutionize Their Local Energy System?
More than 100 U.S. cities have now set ambitious commitments to transition to renewable energy, but [...]
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Electric Vehicles Unlock Local Energy Benefits, Deliver Cost Savings
Featuring insights from ILSR's 2017 report on electric vehicles, Nick Stumo-Langer interviews ILSR e [...]
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John Farrell Voices Concerns About Xcel Energy’s Future Plans
John Farrell weighs in on Xcel Energy's resource plan and details why the utility's long-term plan f [...]
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A New Deal for Electric Co-ops: How Members Can Exercise Ownership to Strengthen Democracy — Episode 89 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with Liz Veazey, Network Director of [...]
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US Department of Energy Funds Carbon Capture Project in California
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) today a [...]
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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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Voices of 100%: When 100% Renewable Electricity Isn't Enough, Burlington Targets Net Zero
In this episode of our Voices of 100% series from Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with [...]
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Lights Out? Not for This Michigan City
In this episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with Maria Thomas, Outreach and Orga [...]
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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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Voices of 100%: Climate Justice Plan Upends Typical City Process, Putting Communities First — Episode 93 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
In this episode of our Voices of 100% series from Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with [...]
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Three Big Energy Stories from 2019 with 2020 Implications
I am loathe to engage in lists, but year-end is a good time for reflection on big changes in the ene [...]
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John Talks Extra: The Coming of Energy Democracy – Midwest Energy Fair Presentation
On June 17, John Farrell delivered a keynote address to the annual Midwest Energy Fair in Custer, Wi [...]
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Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Introduces Zero-Emission Buses
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) has announced the addition of two BYD (Build [...]
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St. Louis to Build New Waste-to-Energy Plant, Will Divert 2,250 Tons of Trash Per Day from Landfills
St. Louis will soon be home to a new waste-to-energy plant that will divert approximately 2,250 tons [...]
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Boulder County Incentive Program Drives Adoption of Two 'Sexy Electrics': Solar and Electric Cars
The Boulder County program's financial benefits for the community far outpaced its costs, Brad Smith [...]
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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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180 – Carbon Free vs 100% RE w/SEPA’s Julia Hamm
#180: SEPA’s Julia Hamm Today we dig into SEPA’s state of the union moving beyond 2019, their 4 [...]
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Commentary: Rural America’s Role in the Energy Revolution – Daily Yonder
Rural communities are understandably concerned about the way local development of renewable energy c [...]
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Video: How Communities Use Clean Energy to Build Local Power – Alternative Energy Resources Expo
In October 2017, John Farrell gave a keynote address to the annual meeting and expo of AERO, a Monta [...]
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Wisconsin tribes get $2.6 million in federal grants for energy independence projects
The federal government has awarded two Wisconsin tribes more than $2.6 million in grants to help dev [...]
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Howard County solar supporters’ win good for all Marylanders
Solar energy supporters scored a big win this week in Howard County. The county council decisively v [...]
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Steve Hand – Business Building for Clean Energy Jobs
https://youtu.be/Gda7UEvOAlY Had the opportunity to interview Steve Hand, Executive Director BNI [...]
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