Technical Experts, Advocates, Activists Will Share Insights on Community-Driven Digital Equity Solutions at Upcoming Event 

Date: 9 Mar 2022 | posted in: agriculture | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

To help demystify broadband and digital equity policy and give officials the grounding they need to undertake projects, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) and the National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) will host a fast-paced, fun, and interactive virtual gathering on March 16th. … Read More

Release: New York, Massachusetts Among States With Best Renewable Energy Policies

Date: 24 Feb 2022 | posted in: agriculture | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Four states lead the country in renewable energy policies: California, Massachusetts, New York, and Illinois. Created by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), the 2022 edition of the Community Power Scorecard grades each state on whether its energy policies give individuals, cities, and communities the choice to build clean energy wealth locally, rather than rely on incumbent utility companies.… Read More

New Survey Finds Utilities, Policymakers Are Holding Back Local Solar

Date: 16 Dec 2021 | posted in: agriculture | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

New research shows that electric utilities and state and local policymakers are hampering growth of solar energy in the United States through unnecessary delays and increased costs. If these issues are not resolved, communities stand to miss out on the job-creating and money-saving benefits of bringing solar to more people, including working class families, people of color, and rural households.… Read More

Local Farms Key to Healthy and Resilient Food Systems — Episode 140 of Building Local Power

Date: 25 Nov 2021 | posted in: agriculture, Building Local Power, Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

On this episode of Building Local Power, ILSR’s Linda Bilsens Brolis and Sophia Hosain speak with Emma Jagoz, owner of Moon Valley Farm in Maryland. Their discussion focuses on the importance of supporting local food systems and how Emma’s farm is operated with community and sustainability in mind.… Read More

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