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Power Plant Securitization: Coming to a State Capitol Near You

Power Plant Securitization: Coming to a State Capitol Near You

John Farrell

May 13, 2019

As clean energy advocates urge retirement of fossil fuel power plants, securitization has become a billion-dollar word with huge implications for who will pay for and who will own the clean energy future. So, what is securitization, and how does it play a role in a clean energy transition?  READ MORE


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Could New Mexico’s Proposed Community Solar Program Raise the Bar?

Could New Mexico’s Proposed Community Solar Program Raise the Bar?

John Farrell

June 14, 2019

New Mexico's proposed community solar program only passed its state House this year, but the program could set a new standard for community solar in the United States.  READ MORE


Energy Monopolies: The Dark Side of the Electricity Business (Episode 74)

Energy Monopolies: The Dark Side of the Electricity Business (Episode 74)

Hibba Meraay

June 13, 2019

Host John Farrell is joined by David Pomerantz, Executive Director of the Energy and Policy Institute. John and David discuss how electric utility companies have become so powerful and how they use this power to protect their profits rather than the   READ MORE


Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of June 3, 2019

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of June 3, 2019

Breshay Moore

June 6, 2019

In New York, regulators contemplate adding a monthly charge to support clean-energy programs. Clean energy advocates warn it might erode solar's fiscal advantage for homeowners. Alabama acquires $125 million for a solar energy project. The state hopes the project will  READ MORE


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