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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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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


Why Gas Has to Go – And How Cities Can Show it the Door — Episode 87 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Why Gas Has to Go - And How Cities Can Show it the Door — Episode 87 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

Maria McCoy

October 9, 2019

In this episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell speaks with Kate Harrison, City Council member for Berkeley, Calif., and Sean Armstrong, Zero Net Energy Designer and Managing Principal at Redwood Energy. The three discuss how Berkeley's gas ban  READ MORE


Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update – 2019 Q2

Of New Power Generation, How Much is on the Roof? Quarterly Update – 2019 Q2

Maria McCoy

October 2, 2019

6 gigawatts of new power generation capacity came online in the second quarter of 2019 — 15 percent of which from small-scale solar installations — in the latest update from ILSR’s Energy Democracy Initiative.  READ MORE


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