Democratizing the Electricity System: A Vote for Local Solar

Date: 22 Nov 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 1 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This is a presentation by John Farrell to the MDV-SEIA Solar Energy Focus conference in Washington, DC.  In it, I discuss the transformation in the electricity system being wrought by clean energy sources, the winning economies of local solar power, … Read More

Watch: Sun Power Minnesota

Date: 19 Oct 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This is a presentation given to the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society in October 2011.  With costs dropping rapidly and value rising, solar can make enormous contributions to Minnesota’s electricity system and economy.  That’s the spirit of this presentation ILSR Senior … Read More

Clean, Local Power for Kentucky

Date: 31 Aug 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In August 2011, ILSR Senior Researcher John Farrell gave this presentation to a group of rural utilities and environmental organizations in Kentucky.  The slides illustrate the enormous renewable energy potential in Kentucky and the cost-effectiveness of clean, local power in … Read More

About ILSR’s Energy Work

Date: 3 Aug 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

If you’ve ever wondered how to explain to someone what ILSR brings to renewable energy policy, look no further.  This 16-slide presentation lays out our history, philosophy and out-sized impact fighting for greater local authority and economic returns from renewable energy:

 

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Watch: The Benefits of Clean, Local Energy

Date: 18 Jul 2011 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Senior Researcher John Farrell presented on the benefits of local clean energy to a crowd in Boulder, CO, in April 2011 at the invitation of the local organization Clean Energy Action.  The city of Boulder is currently considering municipalization of its utility.… Read More

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