Sustainable Energy resources

Wind Power Manufacturing Opportunities in Kentucky

A presentation that reviews the growth of the wind industry in the U.S. and discusses what Kentucky companies are already employing people to manufacture parts for wind turbines as well as our potential for job growth in this sector.

Source/Author: American Wind Energy Association

Feed In Tariffs - A Policy for Rapidly Expanding Renewable Energy Deployment

Explains how feed in tariffs, which establish contract terms and payment rates that utilities would pay in-state renewable energy producers, work and discusses successes seen around the world from using them.

Source/Author: Kentucky Solar Partnership

Insights from drafting & passage of North Carolina's REPS law

Reviews North Carolina's process of passing statewide renewable energy and energy efficiency goals and details the benefits, including the createion of thousands of jobs, that the state has seen as a result of doing so.

Source/Author: North Carolina Sustainable Energy Organization

The Ohio Apollo Program: Green pathways out of poverty towards family-sustaining wages

Reviews Ohio's process of passing statewide renewable energy and energy efficiency goals and details the benefits, including the createion of thousands of jobs, that the state has seen as a result of doing so.

Source/Author: Policy Matters Ohio

The Opportunities For Distributed Renewable Energy in Kentucky Presentation

A presentation given by the lead author of the report "The Opportunities for Distributed Renewable Energy in Kentucky," Rory McIlmoil of Downstream Strategies, via webinar.

Source/Author: Downstream Strategies

Option for Protecting Kentuckians' Economic Well-being in the Face of Energy Cost Increases

Discuss the energy challenge that Kentucky faces as energy bills rise and will continue to do so. Recommends investing more heavily in energy efficiency and assessment of other options as means to protecting Kentuckians in the coming years from drastic energy cost increases.

Source/Author: Center for Environmental Policy and Management, University of Louisville

Renewable Energy In Kentucky - Possibilities and Policies

A presentation that offers up analysis of Kentucky's potential from several renewable energy sources and details policy solutions that would advance our reliance on these clean energy resources. The presentation is intended for general audiences, including faith and community group settings.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

The Opportunities For Distributed Renewable Energy in Kentucky

Details how distributed renewable energy systems, such as solar hot water and solar panels, could generate up to 34 percent of Kentucky’s electricity by 2025.

Source/Author: Downstream Strategies

Renewable Energy In Kentucky - Possibilities and Policies

A presentation given by members at the KFTC 2011 Annual Meeting in October detailing Kentucky's energy generation potential in solar, wind, hydroelectric, and biomass and the challenges and opportunities that exist to capitalizing on that potential.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

How to lobby on the Clean Energy Opportunity Act

This is a webinar that we held on January 19, 2012 that covers the basics of how to lobby on the Clean Energy Opportunity Act.

Source/Author: Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

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