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The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

Marie Donahue

February 21, 2019

In the 2019 Community Power Scorecard, four states excelled, 11 states and the District of Columbia saw above average scores, 15 were mediocre, and 20 states received failing grades at enabling individuals and communities to take charge of their energy futures.  READ MORE


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Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 18, 2019

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 18, 2019

Michael Glassman

March 19, 2019

By 2050, solar panel prices are likely to drop in half, meaning solar could account for 40% of the world’s electricity. Arkansas is planning to allow third-party financing for solar installations, despite pushback from utilities.  Electric busses will hit the road in   READ MORE


Voices of 100%: Boulder Takes Bold Steps to Support Local Renewable Energy — Episode 71 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Voices of 100%: Boulder Takes Bold Steps to Support Local Renewable Energy — Episode 71 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Marie Donahue

March 6, 2019

Over 100 U.S. cities have now set goals to transition to 100 percent renewable energy. In a new episode of our Voices of 100% series from Local Energy Rules, we feature the city of Boulder, Colo., and the strategies it  READ MORE


Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 4, 2019

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 4, 2019

Michael Glassman

March 4, 2019

In California, lawmakers introduced a “Solar Bill of Rights” for home and business owners burdened with fees for generating and storing electricity on their properties. Illinois lawmakers introduced a bill to impliment 100% renewable energy by 2050. Wisconsin also joins the  READ MORE


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