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Just Transition Framework

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

"Shaping a Just Transition: Toward Appalachia's Bright Future"

A front-and-back one-page handout on a framework for talking about Just Transition in Appalachia.

PDF of ABF conference program

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Conference program for the Appalachia's Bright Future conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

ABF conference: Summary of Saturday morning opening plenary

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Summary notes for the opening plenary session to the Appalachia's Bright Future Conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

ABF conference: Sue Tallichet's opening statement

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

KFTC chairperson Sue Tallichet's opening statement during the Saturday plenary session of the Appalachia's Bright Future Conference.

Renewable Energy Standards: State Success Stories

Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

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.

Clean Energy Opportunity Act fact sheet

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

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

Making our voices heard for clean energy policies

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

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.

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

Synapes Energy Economics

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. 

National Survey Results: Bipartisan Majority of Americans Want Clean Energy

Civil Society Institute

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.”

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

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

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.