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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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From the Archive: A David and Goliath Fight to Tap World Class Solar — Episode 75 of Local Energy Rules

From the Archive: A David and Goliath Fight to Tap World Class Solar — Episode 75 of Local Energy Rules

Elizabeth Crain

April 25, 2019

In this episode of Local Energy Rules, we revisit an earlier episode from our archives in which ILSR’s Director of Energy Democracy, John Farrell speaks with Mariel Nanasi of New Mexico’s New Energy Economy about how the citizens of Santa Fe   READ MORE


Statement on Passage of Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act

Statement on Passage of Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act

Marie Donahue

April 22, 2019

ILSR cautions that the Maryland's Clean Energy Jobs Act signed into law in April 2019 to promote renewable energy does the state’s local, clean energy future a grave disservice by continuing to classify garbage burning as a “renewable” form of energ  READ MORE


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


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