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A project of the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Local Energy Rules is a twice monthly podcast produced by Energy Democracy Director John Farrell and Research Associate Maria McCoy, along with audio engineer Drew Birschbach.

We share powerful stories of successful local renewable energy and exposing the policy and practical barriers to its expansion. Our audience is researchers, grassroots organizers, and grasstops policy wonks who want vivid examples of how local renewable energy can power local economies.

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