Boulder seeks to keep ‘moral compass’ intact while pursuing 100% renewable electricity

Date: 10 Dec 2016 | posted in: Energy, Media Coverage | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

In the quest for 100% renewable energy, the city of Boulder is looking to recommit themselves to this reality for their community. That’s why the city is fighting a municipalization campaign against their monopoly electric utility, Xcel Energy. In this discussion, Boulder Daily Camera‘s Alex Burness reached out to discuss this topic with renewable energy expert John Farrell.… Read More

100% Renewable Energy: Fact or Fantasy?

Date: 28 Aug 2015 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

What would it take to power the entire U.S. economy on renewable resources alone? Three big things: Only build wind, solar, or hydro power plants after 2020 Reduce energy use compared to business as usual by 40% Electrify everything It’s … Read More

Can Other Cities Match Georgetown’s Low-Cost Switch to 100% Wind and Sun?

Date: 14 Apr 2015 | posted in: Energy, Energy Self Reliant States | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This is probably not the first place you’ve read about Georgetown, TX, the town of 55,000 that will be getting the equivalent of 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2017. But few articles hit upon the two key … Read More