Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of January 22, 2018

Date: 25 Jan 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy News: California regulators rule that utility must use distributed renewables and energy storage to replace natural gas plants; in Colorado Xcel Energy receives intensely cheap bid for renewable energy to replace dirty energy capacity; and PACE financing allows Springfield, Mo. residents to make efficiency and renewable energy upgrades.… Read More

Media Outlets Cover ILSR Speaking Events on Amazon’s Impact on Vermont

Date: 30 Nov 2017 | posted in: Media Coverage, Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In November, ILSR’s Stacy Mitchell and Olivia LaVecchia traveled to Vermont for two events looking at the threat that Amazon poses to Vermont’s local economies. Here’s a roundup of stories in which state and local outlets cited ILSR’s work and provided information about the events in Vermont.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – Week of November 13, 2017

Date: 15 Nov 2017 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy News: Puerto Rico plans to build a grid after Hurricane Maria; Clean and efficient energy should be introduced to all types of communities throughout the United States; and a coalition of mayors in the Chicago-area is forming to spread solar energy throughout the region. Featured Stories Can Puerto Rico Overcome a Colonial … Read More

Briefing on Zero Waste and Environmental Justice with Representative Keith Ellison

Date: 3 Nov 2017 | posted in: waste - zero waste, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On Wednesday, November 8th, ILSR co-director and Composting for Community initiative director Brenda Platt will be speaking on a panel during a congressional hearing for the Zero Waste Development & Expansion Act of 2017 (HR 1034). The hearing is open and all are welcome to come to Cannon House Building Room 122 from 2-3:30pm Eastern time. … Read More

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