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 …

May – Thriving in the Midst of Climate Change – other Updates from ILSR

Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend First Broadband Technology Opportunities Project Transforms Rural Georgia Communities When the North Georgia Network was constructed the community was searching for a strategy to grow as agriculture and manufacturing opportunities slowly left the region. In this episode of ILSR’s Community …

Last Week from ILSR’s Energy Self-Reliant States

I recognized a lot of you in attendance at the Community Renewable Energy webinar last Tuesday.  If you missed it (or want to refresh your memory), an audio slideshow and the downloadable slides of 5 barriers to community renewable energy is available. We’ve also got another new podcast, featuring a discussion of Gainesville’s …

Obama on Reddit, Crowdfunding Guns and Dirty Pictures – The Crowded Room Podcast

Top Stories Equity-based crowdfunding platform EarlyShares announced today that it acquired HelpersUnite from Crowdnetic. The acquisition of the donation-based platform reflects EarlyShares’ desire to expand its portfolio and jump into the crowdfunding space as soon as it can. EarlyShares CEO Maurice Lopes spoke with Crowdsourcing.org about the deal. OTHER HIGHLIGHTS …