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Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Oct 17, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of October 16, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news: Two U.S. cities say yes to municipal solar solutions; The Trump Administration continues to back coal and nuclear plants; and The Washington Post explains why 2017 is the beginning of the end of the internal combustion engine. Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Oct 4, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of October 2, 2017

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This Week in Energy Democracy News:

Experts discuss how Florida will rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and create better energy resiliency; the Trump Administration looks to nuclear and coal over renewables for funding; and state-level RPSs are defended as a viable option or further renewable deployment. Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Sep 19, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of September 18, 2017

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This Week in Energy Democracy News:

Representative Fred Upton and Valerie Brader discuss the important of energy security legislation in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey; 40 year old PURPA law is under question; and Illinois Utilities are making new plans under a new energy law. Continue reading

Featured Article filed under Broadband | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Sep 18, 2017

Community Broadband Media Roundup – September 18

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Every week, we pull together a list of the latest news regarding community broadband networks from across America and share it with you, our readers. Media roundups are published on Mondays, right here. Georgia Cagle joins Ferguson in Pushing Broadband by Winston Skinner, The Newnan Times-Herald The lieutenant governor, who is a candidate for governor, recently… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Sep 6, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of September 4, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news: A writer from Vox breaks down why most monopoly electric utilities suck, West Virginia’s state parks implement an extensive EV charging network, and a useful rundown of the rooftop solar fight that’s consumed Nevada’s politics. The simple reason most power utilities suck by David Roberts, Vox The take-home here… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Aug 22, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of August 21, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news:

Nederland, Colo. & Orlando, Fla. have committed to being 100% powered by renewable energy; Denver, Colo. is using Volkswagen settlement money to install electric vehicle charging stations across the city; and a new community group in Appalachian Ohio is helping to reduce the worries and fees associated with solar energy in the region. Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Chloe Ashford | No Comments | Updated on Aug 8, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of August 7, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news: A new U.S. Energy Information Administration report reveals that as of last month, the majority of states have set energy efficiency goals, we check up on the state of Michigan’s electric vehicle policies, and Chattanooga’s municipal electric utility, EPB, makes strides with its new community solar project.   Featured… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Chloe Ashford | No Comments | Updated on Jul 25, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of July 24, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news: A new University of Minnesota report indicates that building solar arrays with batteries is more cost effective than building traditional power plants, we check in on the status of California’s net metering legislation, and a growing coalition of U.S. cities, states and businesses pledges to measure energy emissions in… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Chloe Ashford | No Comments | Updated on Jul 12, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of July 10, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news: A new Bloomberg report has electric vehicles projected to become mainstream by 2040, we check in on the status of Michigan’s rooftop solar industry, and nationwide, U.S. mayors are rallying to commit to Paris Agreement standards. Featured Stories: Electric Cars Will Outsell Gas Competitors by 2040, BNEF Says by… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Chloe Ashford | No Comments | Updated on Jun 27, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of June 26, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy news: We continue to monitor the status of Nevada’s net-metering legislation, a new report shows that the growth of variable, renewable energy resources has not harmed grid reliability, and Kansas City leads the U.S. in Electric Vehicle adoption, and a Massachusetts bill creates new opportunities for microgrids. Featured Stories: Nevada… Continue reading