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Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best

Why Minnesota's Community Solar Program is the Best

John Farrell

January 17, 2019

Minnesota's community solar program tops 500 megawatts in January 2019, nearly half as much capacity as a nuclear power plant!... READ MORE


Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update — 2018 Q3

Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update — 2018 Q3

Marie Donahue

January 16, 2019

Roughly 5 gigawatts of new power generation capacity came online during the third quarter of 2018, as illustrated in a new quarterly update ... READ MORE


ILSR’s Top 10 Local Energy Posts of 2018

ILSR's Top 10 Local Energy Posts of 2018

John Farrell

January 11, 2019

What did our readers and listeners like best from our Energy Democracy program? Podcasts and solar and storage, oh my!... READ MORE


Webinar: Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy

Webinar: Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States Define Renewable Energy

Marie Donahue

January 10, 2019

In a recent webinar, ILSR research associate Marie Donahue shared findings from our report, Waste Incineration: A Dirty Secret in How States... READ MORE


Pay As You Throw Pays Off for Carroll County, Md.

Pay As You Throw Pays Off for Carroll County, Md.

Neil Seldman

January 10, 2019

There is an old saying from California’s early recycling movement in the 1970s: “The hardest thing to do in recycling is to decide to recycl... READ MORE


EDITOR'S PICKS

Dollar Stores Are Targeting Struggling Urban Neighborhoods and Small Towns. One Community Is Showing How to Fight Back.

Dollar Stores Are Targeting Struggling Urban Neighborhoods and Small Towns. One Community Is Showing How to Fight Back.

Marie Donahue

December 6, 2018

Although dollar stores sometimes fill a need in places that lack basic retail services, there’s growing evidence that these stores are not m... READ MORE


Monopoly and the U.S. Waste Knot

Monopoly and the U.S. Waste Knot

Neil Seldman

December 4, 2018

Big Waste dominates every aspect of solid waste and recycling practice and policy. The top four consolidated companies earn $30 billion of t... READ MORE


ILSR Convenes the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

ILSR Convenes the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum

Virginia Streeter

November 12, 2018

ILSR is convening the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum in NYC next May. These events will bring together community compos... READ MORE


In Videos for Bernie Sanders, ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell Explains Amazon’s Monopoly Power

In Videos for Bernie Sanders, ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell Explains Amazon’s Monopoly Power

Zach Freed

October 5, 2018

The two videos have drawn more than 1.8 million views across several platforms.... READ MORE


How Your Local Electeds Can Support Clean Energy

How Your Local Electeds Can Support Clean Energy

John Farrell

September 25, 2018

Municipal elections often fall off the radar during national ones, but cities retain a surprising amount of power over their energy future. ... READ MORE


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