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Rebuilding Puerto Rico’s Electricity System Democratically

Rebuilding Puerto Rico's Electricity System Democratically

Hibba Meraay

April 18, 2019

Host John Farrell talks with Marcel Castro Sitiriche about the challenges Puerto Rico faces in building a clean and resilient energy system.  READ MORE


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Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program is the Best

Why Minnesota's Community Solar Program is the Best

John Farrell

April 18, 2019

Minnesota's community solar program hit 532 megawatts in April 2019, nearly enough to power more than 100,000 homes each year or about half as much capacity as a typical nuclear power plant!  READ MORE


Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 15, 2019

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 15, 2019

Hibba Meraay

April 16, 2019

Congress may be considering a bill that grants tax credits for energy storage. Illinois awarded its first batch of renewable energy credits to 112 community solar projects, leaving 800 projects on the waiting list. Plus, youth organizers are pushing for  READ MORE


Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Annual Update — 2018

Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Annual Update — 2018

Marie Donahue

April 4, 2019

New power plant capacity expanded across the country in 2018, but steady growth in local, small-scale solar and other renewables was overshadowed by a significant jump in new gas plants. Our latest annual and quarterly updates illustrate these trends and  READ MORE


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