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The Environment, The Economy, and Equity – Episode 83 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

The Environment, The Economy, and Equity – Episode 83 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Maria McCoy

August 14, 2019

On this rebroadcast of the Building Local Power podcast, host John Farrell speaks with Denise Fairchild. The two discuss energy democracy within the context of a book she co-edited, titled "Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions."  READ MORE


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Evaluating the Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership, Five Years In — Bonus Episode of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Evaluating the Minneapolis Clean Energy Partnership, Five Years In — Bonus Episode of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Maria McCoy

October 18, 2019

In this episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with Minneapolis City Council member Cam Gordon. Farrell and Gordon, with help from Alice Madden of Community Power, talk about the Minneapolis clean energy partnership on its fifth anniversary.  READ MORE


How City Policy Can Reduce Gas Use

How City Policy Can Reduce Gas Use

John Farrell

October 17, 2019

In this webinar, Institute for Local Self-Reliance Energy Democracy Initiative director John Farrell is joined by Karl Rábago of the Pace Energy and Climate Center to discuss city-level strategies to reduce gas use.  READ MORE


ILSR’s Testimony Supports Regulators in Unanimous Rejection of Gas Plant Purchase

ILSR's Testimony Supports Regulators in Unanimous Rejection of Gas Plant Purchase

Maria McCoy

October 16, 2019

On Friday, September 27th, research associate Maria McCoy testified to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission. Listen to her statement, arguing against Xcel Energy's proposed purchase of a gas plant, in this five minute video.  READ MORE


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