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New Energy and Transition Resources

E.g., 07/2020
E.g., 07/2020

Implementing the EPA's Clean Power Plan, a menu of options

National Association of Clean Air Agencies

This tool for state agencies and other stakeholders describes many options states have to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from their power sector and comply with the EPA's Clean Power Plan. 

Kentucky Energy Profile, 2014

Kentuckians Department for Energy Development and Independence (DEDI)

This is a lengthy look at Kentucky's current energy sector, compiled by the Kentucky Department of Energy Development and Independence.

EPA Clean Power Plan Fact Sheet for Kentucky


This fact sheet describes Kentucky's goals for reducing carbon dioxide emissions from our power plant sector under the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

Clean Energy Opportunity Act handout

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

This 2 page handout describes the Clean Energy Opportunity Act, a bill that would create jobs, curb energy costs, and improve Kentuckian's health and well-being. 

Kinder Morgan / Tennessee Gas Pipeline Project

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Kinder Morgan wants to "re-purpose" one of its decades-old natural gas pipelines running through Kentucky to carry hazardous liquids. Here's more information.

Benham Power Project 1-pager

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A one-page information sheet on the Benham Power Project, created to be shared during the Promise Zone listening session in Harlan County.

Appalachian Transition Four Page Booklet

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A booklet outlining KFTC work on and proposals for a just transition in Appalachia, including transition stories from other regions, quotations from Kentuckians, and a proposed policy platform.

Public Interest Groups' Closing Statement to the Clean Energy Collaborative

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth and other public interest groups

The statement presented by KFTC and allied public interest groups at the final meeting of the Clean Energy Collaborative with East Kentucky Power and their rural electric co-ops.

Investing in the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

A new report by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development calls for the creation of an Appalachian Planning and Development Fund to oversee strategic planning for the region and direct the use of some portion of severance tax funds. The report emphasizes that an open and inclusive process is as important as the funds themselves to producing positive outcomes.

ABF Conference: Expanding Broadband Internet: CARN Broadband Policy Recommendations

Central Appalachia Regional Network

Report on Central Appalachian Policy Recommendations, referred to in the Expanding Broadband Internet workshop during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference in Harlan, April 2013.