Sustainable Energy resources

Renew Big Sandy Talking Points

Tips and talking points for people who would like to speak about a just transition during the public meetings that the KY Public Service Commission is holding on the proposed shut down of the Big Sandy power plant in Louisa.

 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Renewable Energy Standards: State Success Stories

Produced by the Governors' Wind Energy Coalition, this report examines the experiences of states with renewable energy standards, policies that require utilities to get an increasing share of their electricity from renewable sources. The report is brief, easy to read, and compelling.

Source/Author: Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

Clean Energy Opportunity Act fact sheet

This is our fact sheet for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act for use when lobbying our legislators.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Making our voices heard for clean energy policies

This slideshow is intended to prepare Kentuckians to have effective conversations with their elected officials about the opportunity and need for clean energy policies in our state. It was prepared by the Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance in January 2013.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

Not-so-smart ALEC: Inside the attacks on renewable energy

This report by Synapse Energy Economics examines factual errors, false assumptions, and distorted economic models used by a right-wing think tank called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to attack renewable energy policies in many states. 

Source/Author: Synapes Energy Economics

National Survey Results: Bipartisan Majority of Americans Want Clean Energy

A national survey conducted in March 2012 shows overwhelming and bipartisan support for clean energy policies that go far beyond what is currently in place, especially in Kentucky. More than 80 percent of the 1,019 people asked agreed with the statement: “The time is now for a new, grassroots-driven politics to realize a renewable energy future.”

Source/Author: Civil Society Institute

The Prairie State Coal Plant: The Reality vs. the Promise

This report describes why communities that bought shares of the new Prairie State coal project face higher than projected initial costs and significant economic risks for the future. 

Source/Author: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

Lobbying Guide for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act

Gives an overview of how to talk with legislators about the benefits Kentuckians will gain from the Clean Energy Opportunity Act.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Benham Community Energy Initiative

Source/Author: MIT Community Innovators Lab

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

This database has information about renewable and efficiency programs in all 50 states. Click here to visit the site.

Source/Author: Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

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