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

Jay Owen Green Prosperity

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

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, Community Development Solutions

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 …

How (r)evolution carries itself forward by the Working Groups of Occupy

kristy Global Citizen, Wealth of Networks

Hello from the crew at FoO! Over the last month we’ve been reading, analyzing, and honing in on the most vibrant conversations taking place in the Working Groups. Our February issue, the ‘Focus on Working Groups’ presents you with a number of blogs and essays highlighting exciting strategic ideas, specific …

Utilites Give the Big Picture on Electric Vechicles and the Smart Grid

kristy Green Prosperity

Dear Hazel, Greentech Media’s The Networked EV: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles brings together the experts that will let you know about the big picture in the electric vehicle market! Our opening roundtable session: The Networked EV Big Picture: Let the Rollout Begin will set the stage for the rest …