Energy Self-Reliant States: Could Minnesota’s “Value of Solar” Make Everyone a Winner?

Last week, Minnesota’s utility regulators approved the first state “value of solar” methodology – could it make everyone a winner? Also, I’m off to testify on a bill in Minnesota to study greater energy freedom for cities; specifically, to require a study of community choice aggregation, or as I refer to it, “municipalization …

Energy Self-Reliant States: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning

Last week, I summarized the impact of the judicial ruling requiring Xcel Energy to buy peaking power from solar instead of natural gas: Five Reasons Solar’s Win Over Gas in Minnesota is Just the Beginning.  Also, I was quoted by Minnesota Public Radio about the release of the Minneapolis Energy Pathways …

CIW 2013 achievements and a sneak peak at what’s to come next year

Dear CIW International Advisory Network,   At this time of year, we thought we’d reflect on a few of the many CIW 2013 achievements and give you a sneak peak at what’s to come next year:   ·        Growing our data repository at uWaterloo: o   Community Wellbeing Surveys were conducted in Kingston …

Happy Holidays from Toniic & *NEW* Crowdfunding for Impact Report!

Toniic’s “Crowdfunding for Impact in europe & the USA” report released today! Dear Colleagues, Thank you for your interest and support of our action-orientedinternational network of impact investors throughout 2013! It’s been an incredible year of growth for Toniic and the Toniic Institute. We have welcomed new members in Mexico, Africa …

NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter 11 February 2013

Essential industry insights: cleantech, renewables, sustainability Problems? View it online. NewNet Daily Newsletter 11 February 2013 NewNet is delighted to announce the LP-GP Forum: Clean Energy & Sustainability is now sold out. Read all the exclusive insight into investment trends in the cleantech, renewable energy and sustainability sectors from the event on New Energy World Networklater …

Federation Exploring Billion-Dollar Community Development Bond Program

A publication from CDCU Insight Jan/Feb 2011 Dear Members and Friends: Greetings in the New Year! Here at the Federation we’ve had one of the snowiest beginnings to the year, forcing us to close our offices several times already, but despite these natural challenges, we have been as busy as …