Tennessee Valley’s Unchecked Authority — Episode 183 of Local Energy Rules

Date: 10 May 2023 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Maggie Shober discusses how the Tennessee Valley Authority operates like a for-profit utility, despite its public ownership. Portions of this interview were released as part of last year’s series on public power.… Read More

The Value Idling in Electric Vehicles — Episode 182 of Local Energy Rules

Date: 26 Apr 2023 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Brian Callnan discusses New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s Transactive Energy Rate pilot program and how the energy sitting in electric vehicle batteries can provide additional value to the owner and the grid.… Read More

Central California District Pushes for Public Power — Episode 181 of Local Energy Rules

Date: 12 Apr 2023 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Peter Rietkerk discusses how a public agency could do a better job than Pacific Gas & Electric and the South San Joaquin Irrigation District’s 18 year endeavor to provide retail electric service in California’s Central Valley.… Read More

Extremely Comfortable Home Makeovers — Episode 180 of Local Energy Rules

Date: 30 Mar 2023 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Nate Adams explains how to electrify homes in cold climates, which policies and incentives actually support home electrification, and the problems we must solve to reach net zero emissions by 2050.… Read More

Composting for Food Sovereignty in Atlanta

Date: 21 Mar 2023 | posted in: Composting | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

What role does composting play in subverting barriers to local food sovereignty? In this episode of the Composting for Community Podcast, we are joined by Khari Diop, an environmental educator, food security activist, and fifth-generation food grower from Atlanta.
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