Sustainable Energy resources

Potential Impacts of a Renewable and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard in Kentucky

This report, released in January 2012 by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED), predicts that Kentucky could create 28,000 jobs and curb energy costs over the next 10 years by adopting a Renewable and Efficiency Portfolio Standard, as proposed in the Clean Energy Opportunity Act.

Source/Author: MACED/Synapse

Clean Energy Opportunity Act

The Clean Energy Opportunity Act is a bill in the Kentucky General Assembly that would open the door for clean energy investments in Kentucky through a Renewable and Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) and feed-in tarriffs for renewable energy production.

Source/Author: KySEA

About KySEA

The Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance, of which KFTC is a founding member, is a group of more than 50 members working for clean energy policy in Kentucky.

Source/Author: KySEA

Healthier Kentuckians Through Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency

Describes, by documenting scientific studies, how transitioning to sustainable, clean energy solutions will benefit our health and well-being.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

Clean Energy in Kentucky: Affordable, Achievable and Sustainable!

This handout gives an overview of what types of clean energy resources exist in Kentucky and has a map that details where renewable energy installations have already taken place in our state.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

Kentucky's Clean Energy Momentum

Gives information about clean energy success stories in Kentucky and describes how a large pool of grant money that went to counties for clean energy work was used.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

The Solar Industry in Kentucky: A Brief Review

Gives an overview of current solar business and manufacuring in the state as well as a review of the potential in this area.

Source/Author: Kentucky Solar Partnership

Clean Energy Opportunity Act Narrative

This paper gives a broad overview of how to make the case for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act with legislators. It provides useful graphics, facts and citations.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Kentucky Can Do It

Gives us information about how, by tapping into our clean energy resources and building on existing momentum, we can curb energy costs and get our economy back on track. Also offers several Kentucky clean energy success stories.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

An Opportunity for Kentucky

What Kentucky can learn from neighboring states already gaining clean energy businesses and jobs.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance