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Two Rural Electric Cooperatives Overcome Barriers to Clean, Local Energy — Episode 66 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Two Rural Electric Cooperatives Overcome Barriers to Clean, Local Energy — Episode 66 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

John Farrell

December 13, 2018

In our latest Local Energy Rules podcast, John Farrell joins leaders from Farmers Electric Cooperative in Iowa and Kit Carson Electric Coope... READ MORE


How Community Composting Disrupts Big Waste (Episode 61)

How Community Composting Disrupts Big Waste (Episode 61)

Hibba Meraay

December 13, 2018

Host Brenda Platt speaks with Terry Craghead of Fertile Ground, a worker-owned community composting cooperative. Fertile Ground is building ... READ MORE


Release: Waste Incineration Doesn’t Belong in the Definition of Renewable Energy

Release: Waste Incineration Doesn’t Belong in the Definition of Renewable Energy

Hibba Meraay

December 12, 2018

Many states classify the energy produced by burning garbage as a renewable resource. Our report provides recommendations for how communities... READ MORE


Virginia’s Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority Recounts Progress Made in 2018

Virginia's Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority Recounts Progress Made in 2018

Lisa Gonzalez

December 11, 2018

As they look back over their accomplishments, the Roanoke Valley Broadband Authority (RVBA) has more than the holidays to celebrate at the c... READ MORE


Colorado Town Moves Forward on Potential Community-Owned Fiber Network

Colorado Town Moves Forward on Potential Community-Owned Fiber Network

Lisa Gonzalez

December 10, 2018

During the February 2015 referendum, approximately 92 percent who voted on the measure, chose to opt out of SB 152 in Estes Park. The mounta... READ MORE


EDITOR'S PICKS

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


A New Credit Union Aims to Lower the Cost of Clean Energy — Episode 59 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

A New Credit Union Aims to Lower the Cost of Clean Energy — Episode 59 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

John Farrell

August 22, 2018

What if your savings account could be put to use enabling clean energy investments from insulation to solar to electric vehicles? Starting t... READ MORE


Why Care about Independent, Locally Owned Businesses?

Why Care about Independent, Locally Owned Businesses?

Marie Donahue

July 23, 2018

Locally owned businesses play a central role in healthy communities and are among the best engines that cities and towns have for advancing ... READ MORE


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