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Listen: John Farrell Talks Renewable Energy Incentives and Boulder’s Municipal Energy Effort with Tom McKinnon on KGNU

| Written by ILSR Admin | No Comments | Updated on Dec 15, 2011 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

In this short interview on KGNU’s science show – How on Earth– with Tom McKinnon, we talk about:

  1. the problems presented for local ownership of energy resources when federal incentives use the tax code,
  2. the trouble for clean energy when it’s reliant on Wall Street,
  3. how Boulder, CO, may accomplish something remarkable with its vote to consider a municipal utility,
  4. the benefits of cash payments or feed-in tariffs for financing renewable energy projects.

Click below to play or download the full podcast from KGNU.  My interview starts at 6:25.


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