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Article, Resource filed under Energy, Energy Self-Reliant States | Written by Karlee Weinmann | No Comments | Updated on Apr 28, 2017

Westchester Power Puts New York Communities in Charge of Energy Future – Episode 43 of Local Energy Rules Podcast

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/westchester-power-energy-future-episode-43-of-local-energy-rules-podcast/

A growing number of small- and mid-size communities are harnessing their shared market power to promote local renewable energy. Using a state policy called community choice aggregation, these communities can unseat powerful monopoly utilities and seize greater control over their energy futures by choosing their electricity suppliers or generating their own power. Community choice aggregation… Continue reading

Article filed under Energy | Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on Mar 2, 2016

Energy Democracy Media Roundup – February 29, 2016

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/energy-democracy-media-roundup-february-29-2016/

This week in Energy Democracy:  Palo Alto, California considers a new solar contract under $40 per megawatt hour. Rural electric cooperatives start getting into solar. Big Ohio utilities are prompting the ire of citizens. Featured Stories: FirstEnergy, AEP deals in Ohio prompt 55K protest emails by The Toledo Blade To lease or to own: simplified… Continue reading