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Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Dec 13, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – Week of December 11, 2017

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/energy-democracy-media-roundup-week-of-december-11-2017/

This week in Energy Democracy News: Virginia groups advocate for more solar; schools across the country are switching to solar power; and a solar cooperative in Vermont has avoided a rate increase for the 4th consecutive year. Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Nov 30, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – Week of November 27, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy News: Community solar projects in Minnesota reach new capacities; Electric cooperatives break new ground in community solar; and options mount and plans continue as Puerto Rico rebuilds. Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Nov 15, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – Week of November 13, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy News: Puerto Rico plans to build a grid after Hurricane Maria; Clean and efficient energy should be introduced to all types of communities throughout the United States; and a coalition of mayors in the Chicago-area is forming to spread solar energy throughout the region. Featured Stories Can Puerto Rico Overcome a… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Kelsey Henquinet | No Comments | Updated on Oct 31, 2017

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – week of October 30, 2017

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This week in Energy Democracy News:

Utilities are adapting and expanding their models of community solar; Electric vehicles are gaining popularity and will be the key to sustainable and clean cities; and a coalition of independent solar companies is harnessing its combined power to command more influence in the marketplace. Continue reading

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