Listen: John Farrell talks distributed generation and local authority on Boulder, CO’s KGNU

Date: 22 Jun 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

I was on the air with local attorney and renewable energy guru Susan Perkins, interviewed by host Duncan Campbell.  A great conversation about Boulder’s effort to municipalize in order to have more control over its electricity system and energy sources. … Read More

WMMT Covers Rural Broadband and Importance of Expanding Access

Date: 18 Apr 2011 | posted in: information | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Christopher Mitchell is one of several voices discussing the importance of funding rural broadband throughout the U.S.  WMMT is a radio station in Kentucky, frequently covering rural issues in the Appalachians. 

Also featured are Dee Davis of Rural Strategies and Lisa Fannin of the Mountain Telephone Cooperative in NE Kentucky, the first entity in Kentucky to receive a broadband stimulus award.

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Listen: John Farrell Talks Distributed, Locally-Owned, and CLEAN Energy Policy on PRN

Date: 16 Feb 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Yesterday I was on the Political Analysis program of the Progressive Radio Network from 5-6 PM (Central).  Catch the interview with Sandy LeonVest at PRN’s website or click below to listen in:

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Listen: John Farrell Talks Economies of Scale on the RenewableEnergyWorld Podcast

Date: 7 Jan 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The title of the link won’t give it away, but I was interviewed on Stephen Lacey’s most recent REW podcast on superconducting technology for transmission.  He generously provided me some time to contrast the lead topic (centralized renewable energy reliant … Read More

John Farrell Discusses Community Solar Power on KPFK (Los Angeles)

Date: 23 Sep 2010 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

John Farrell, senior researcher at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, discussed the challenges for community solar power in a 15-minute segment on the Uprising radio show on September 22, 2010.  The segment was the third in a series on solar power, and John talked about the findings in his recent report Community Solar Power: Obstacles and Opportunities.

A full description is available at Uprising Radio

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ILSR Explains Broadband on “MN This Week” Radio Interview

Date: 21 Jul 2010 | posted in: MuniNetworks | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Telecommunications as Commons Initiative, joins Curtis Beckmann on "MN This Week" to discuss broadband networks.  The 30 minute program discusses problems with existing broadband networks, the lack of competition, how and why communities have built their own networks, and a variety of other topical subjects.  Listen here.

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Christopher Mitchell Discusses Broadband Networks on “MN This Week”

Date: 20 Jul 2010 | posted in: information, MuniNetworks | 1 Facebooktwitterredditmail
Christopher Mitchell, Director of the Telecommunications as Commons Initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, joins Curtis Beckmann on "MN This Week" to discuss broadband networks.  The 30 minute program discusses problems with existing broadband networks, the lack of competition, how and why communities have built their own networks, and a variety of other topical subjects.  

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