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In New England, Cooperative Values Drive Solar Growth
New England offers some of the nation’s biggest incentives for renewable energy generation, but hi [...]
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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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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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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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Largest Solar Project in South Dakota to Begin Construction, Will Generate 128 MW of Energy
Geronimo Energy and Basin Electric Power Cooperative announced today the execution of a Power Purcha [...]
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Cash-strapped farms are growing a new crop: Solar panels
The Kominek family farm is a green expanse of hay and alfalfa in northern Colorado. The family has p [...]
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Yotta Energy is putting batteries under solar modules — in the same spirit as microinverters and optimizers
Yotta Energy has designed a one-kilowatt-hour battery that mounts underneath a roof-mounted, environ [...]
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Westchester Power Puts New York Communities in Charge of Energy Future
In this 2017 episode of Local Energy Rules, John Farrell, director of ILSR's Energy Democracy initia [...]
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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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Voices of 100%: A Long Island Town’s Ambitious Plan to Protect its Coast and Procure Clean Energy — Episode 97 of Local Energy Rules Podcast
For this episode of our Voices of 100% series of the Local Energy Rules Podcast, host John Farrell s [...]
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All Government Buildings in LA to Be 100% Carbon Free Moving Forward
All new or major retrofitted municipal buildings in Los Angeles will be 100% carbon-free moving forw [...]
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5 KEY THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT GOING SOLAR | Sigora Solar
With the new year come a slew of resolutions. Along with enjoying a more plant-based diet and exerc [...]
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8 Year-Old Mexican Girl Invents A Solar Water Heater & Wins Nuclear Science Prize
Innovation comes from all ages, and this is further seen in the story of Xóchitl Guadalupe Cruz, an [...]
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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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Turkey Talk: Energy Policy and Thanksgiving
In this special episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with ILSR Co-founder David M [...]
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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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Product Announcement: Solstice E-Cooling by Honeywell Helps Cool Data Centers More Efficiently
Honeywell today announced the launch of a breakthrough platform of liquid heat transfer agents that [...]
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Working Together, Small Solar Firms Compete With Big-Name Rivals
Fast-improving technology and growing consumer interest continue to put momentum behind the clean en [...]
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Will All New Vehicles Be Electric By 2030? One Expert Says Yes
That’s exactly what entrepreneur and lecturer Tony Seba argues in his book, Clean Disruption of En [...]
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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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Virginia County Purchases Power from New ‘Amazon Arlington Solar Farm’
The Arlington County Board has approved a partnership with Dominion Energy Virginia to purchase powe [...]
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DC Housing Development Powered by Solar plus Storage
SimpliPhi Power partnered with Pepco and New Partners Community Solar to launch one of the first [...]
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Fight for solar rights in Jacksonville continues as scandals pile up at JEA
Solar supporters stand up for solar rights at JEA hearing. JEA, the publicly-owned utility that serv [...]
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