Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of July 9, 2018

Date: 10 Jul 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: Massachusetts faces a big decision on battery energy storage incentives; Ashland, Oregon boosts electric vehicles in their community; a Colorado program is enabling low-income households to benefit from renewable energy; and Atlanta looks toward a 100% renewable goal, the first from a major city in the Southeast U.S.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of June 25, 2018

Date: 26 Jun 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: Pennsylvania state legislators pass a law to help fund clean energy technologies on commercial and industrial buildings, a great way to support community-owned renewable energy; advocates are planning to ensure electric vehicle benefits are seen by folks of all income levels; and community solar advocates win a victory in New York.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of June 11, 2018

Date: 12 Jun 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: Communities in Indiana are rejecting the state’s anti-net metering laws by taking it upon themselves to promote solar energy; a study comes out from Yale Environment 360 detailing how Puerto Rico could have/should have been rebuilt with renewables, instead of further privatization; Minnesota moves to include on-bill financing to ensure folks of all income levels have access to renewables and energy efficiency; and the number of U.S. cities pledging to go to 100% renewable energy rose sharply last year.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of May 28, 2018

Date: 29 May 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news:
A landmark ruling in California mandates that every new home has to be built with solar panels, which is expected to lower the cost of homeownership; a 2017 Year-End update features the size of each state’s solar market and the corresponding share of distributed solar which is represented by a pie chart; an Edison Electric Institute survey demonstrates Maryland residents support for the expansion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure; Michigan lawmakers will conduct a hearing, which will bring community solar for residents, nonprofit organizations, and other constituents; State regulators in Minnesota are introducing an incentive payment to address a new rate for community solar projects; Pittsburgh continues to be a leader of energy innovation with about 20 distributed energy and the implementation of nanogrid and microgrid projects; “Rush to Gas” may cost people billions; and a report on the US Power System.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of May 14, 2018

Date: 15 May 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: California releases new guidance that all new homes have to be built with rooftop solar; Decorah, Iowa’s vote on municipalizing their electric utility falls just short of a positive outcome; new analysis details the benefits of transitioning the Boston metro-area buses to an electric fleet; and a Minnesota group makes the economic case for renewables.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 30, 2018

Date: 1 May 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: Local, grassroots groups are speaking up for low-income access to the benefits of small-scale renewables in New York and Ohio; Lancaster has the highest amount of solar energy per capita in sunny California; electrification of buses can truly be a game changer for savings cities money and making them environmentally cleaner; and Minneapolis commits to 100 percent renewable energy.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 16, 2018

Date: 17 Apr 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: Legislative action on solar energy on the state level, both positive (Kentucky) and negative (South Carolina); a nonprofit is bringing small-scale renewables to the rooftops of poor residents of Brooklyn; a rundown of the showdown in Decorah, Iowa regarding local control over their energy future; and an interesting report from Maryland detailing the benefits of distributed renewables.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of April 2, 2018

Date: 4 Apr 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: Big movements in state legislatures across the U.S. about new renewable energy technologies (electric vehicle charging infrastructure in Maryland & battery storage in Colorado); a Hawaiian university is moving to become the first 100% renewable campus; movement on an electric utility nuclear power plant bill in Minnesota that is slated to benefit utility shareholders; and an Indiana utility’s legislator friends are giving them a hand.… Read More

Energy Democracy Media Roundup — Week of March 19, 2018

Date: 20 Mar 2018 | posted in: Energy | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

This week in Energy Democracy news: A big milestone in California as it relates to renewable energy and peak demand percentage; a new, conservative clean energy organization in Indiana; isolated Maine communities considering microgrid technologies; and how a Politico Magazine writer is coming to understand the green economy and its contours.… Read More

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