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Show Me Solar: Parity, Value, and Opportunity for Solar Power

| Written by John Farrell | 1 Comment | Updated on Feb 4, 2014 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

placeholderWhat can solar power do for a single state? How about 21% of its energy, $14 billion in economic activity, and over 150,000 jobs. At a discount to existing electricity costs. Without subsidies.

ILSR’s Director of Democratic Energy, John Farrell, shared this message with the Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association on Feb. 1, 2014 in Kansas City. Click below to view or download the presentation, or read the short report on Solar Jobs for Missouri.


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John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power. More

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  • Becas

    Very interesting John, in Spain the goverment multiplies taxes for solar powered houses, USA is on the right way