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E.g., 01/2020
E.g., 01/2020

Making our voices heard for clean energy policies

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

This slideshow is intended to prepare Kentuckians to have effective conversations with their elected officials about the opportunity and need for clean energy policies in our state. It was prepared by the Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance in January 2013.

Not-so-smart ALEC: Inside the attacks on renewable energy

Synapes Energy Economics

This report by Synapse Energy Economics examines factual errors, false assumptions, and distorted economic models used by a right-wing think tank called the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to attack renewable energy policies in many states. 

National Survey Results: Bipartisan Majority of Americans Want Clean Energy

Civil Society Institute

A national survey conducted in March 2012 shows overwhelming and bipartisan support for clean energy policies that go far beyond what is currently in place, especially in Kentucky. More than 80 percent of the 1,019 people asked agreed with the statement: “The time is now for a new, grassroots-driven politics to realize a renewable energy future.”

The Prairie State Coal Plant: The Reality vs. the Promise

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

This report describes why communities that bought shares of the new Prairie State coal project face higher than projected initial costs and significant economic risks for the future. 

Lobbying Guide for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Gives an overview of how to talk with legislators about the benefits Kentuckians will gain from the Clean Energy Opportunity Act.

How$martKY Handout

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

One-page handout on the How$martKY on-bill financing program for energy efficiency.

Renew East Kentucky Campaign Handout

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

General overview of the Renew East Kentucky campaign. One page, front and back.

Members' Bill of Rights petition example (Owen Electric)

Owen Electric Cooperative members, Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A sample petition for those working on a Members' Bill of Rights campaign. This is the petition form used by members of the Owen Electric Cooperative here in Kentucky.

Owen Electric Cooperative Members' Bill of Rights

Owen Electric Cooperative members, Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

The Members' Bill of Rights drafted and presented to the board of directors of Owen Electric by KFTC members.