John Farrell

John Farrell

John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.

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Solar panels on the roof of a home in West Olympia, Washington. (Photo: Wonderlane/flickr/cc) Views
Monday, July 31, 2017
Three Forces Fighting Local Renewable Energy and Three Ways to Fight Back
If you’re reading energy news of late, you might have come across three new ways that forces are aligning against local renewable energy. State governments are increasingly pre-empting local authority on a range of issues, including energy. Utility companies are undercutting state regulation with...
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