KFTC Members Participate in Rural Electric Cooperative Public Forum

"This has been a great meeting and an opportunity for me to learn some things I didn't know," said KFTC member John Harrod to the group gathered in Morehead on the evening of April 9 for the Rural Electric Cooperative Public Forum. "I am encouraged and optimistic about our prospects for moving forward with energy saving ideas and more use of renewable energy sources."


The Public Forum was held as part of the Clean Energy Collaborative, in which KFTC participates along with other public interest groups, the local rural electric co-ops, and the East Kentucky Power Cooperative (EKPC). The mission of the Collaborative is to review and recommend energy efficiency and renewable energy actions to EKPC, and to promote collaboration among all the parties in implementation of these ideas.

Another Big Day in Georgetown - Voter Guides, Earth Day, Kites, Ben Sollee, Recycling and More

At noon, Scott County KFTC members came back to the Kite Fest with the first 150 copies of our Georgetown Voter Guide, with candidates responses on a number of issues. 

Rally against hate and exclusion

KFTC members will be participating in a rally Saturday to counter a gathering by the Neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement. That group believes that, "Only those of pure white blood ... may be members of the state. Accordingly, no Jew or homosexual may be a member..." The group's prejudices extend to nation of origin, disability, sexual orientation and more.

Happy Tax Day!

KFTC members want good jobs, good schools, healthy and vibrant communities, and plenty of opportunities for our children to be happy and successful.  While members recognize the impact of elected leaders who are less than ideal, they also recognize the role of our state and federal governments.  Through government, we the people work together to accomplish great things, like teaching our kids,

The Myth Of Baseload Power

The article, "Why baseload power is doomed" by Chris Nelder gives an excellent rebuttal to a myth we hear commonly in Kentucky - that renewable energy cannot replace "baseload" electric power.

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