Sustainable Energy resources

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

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