Sustainable Energy resources

North Carolina REPS

North Carolina has adopted a Renewable and Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS). Click here to learn more.

Source/Author: North Carolina Utilities Commission

Ohio's Advanced Energy Plan

Ohio has embraced what it calls "Advanced Energy." Click here to read about Ohio's commitment.

Source/Author: Ohio Department of Development

Kentucky Solar Energy Society

Kentucky Solar Energy Society includes solar professionals, engineers, concerned citizens, educators, goatherders, lawyers, government officials and utility company representatives. All want to make Kentucky stronger, healthier, more productive and more secure through energy efficiency and renewable energy.Click here to visit their website.

Source/Author: Kentucky Solar Energy Society

Kentucky Solar Partnership

The Kentucky Solar Partnership is a project of Appalachia - Science in the Public Interest to give voice to members of our community who want the use of solar energy to flourish in our state. Click to visit their website.

Source/Author: Kentucky Solar Partnership

New Power Video: Elijah and Guylaine Collett

Elijah and Guylaine Collette started adding solar panels in 2000 and now have a large array at their home in Leslie County.

Source/Author: KFTC

New Power Video: Matt Partymiller

Solar installer Matt Partymiller came home to Kentucky to start his own business. In this video he talks about the need for state incentives to help renewable energy installers grow a market here.

Source/Author: KFTC

New Power Video: Carl Shoupe

KFTC member Carl Shoupe of Benham talks about his hopes and vision for Harlan County in this 2010 video.

Source/Author: KFTC

Ky REPS goals graphic

Two graphics that show the proposed ramp-up in renewable energy and energy efficiency through 2022 under the 2012 Clean Energy Opportunity Act.

Source/Author: Mountain Association For Community Economic Development

An Overview of Kentucky's Energy Consumption and Energy Efficiency Potential

This report, prepared by the Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center at the University of Louisville, looks at Kentucky's energy efficiency potential.

Source/Author: Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center

Governor Steve Beshear's 7-Point Energy Plan

Pubished in 2008, Governor Steve Beshear's 7-point energy plan outlines the current adminstration's view of energy opportunities and recommends a Renewable and Efficiency Portfolio Standard.

Source/Author: Governor Steve Beshear