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New Energy and Transition Resources

E.g., 09/2020
E.g., 09/2020

Making Connections Website


This website is a project of Appalshop, a media and cultural center based in Whitesburg, Kentucky. It features audio, video, and print profiles of innovative people and places in Central Appalachia that are helping to lead the way for economic transition in the mountains.

Appalachian Transition Website

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development and Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This website is a joint project of the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) and Kentuckians For The Commonwealth. It contains useful analysis, resources, case studies and examples about the opportunity and need for a just economic transition in Appalachia.

Clean Energy in Kentucky: Affordable, Achievable and Sustainable!

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

This handout gives an overview of what types of clean energy resources exist in Kentucky and has a map that details where renewable energy installations have already taken place in our state.

Kentucky's Clean Energy Momentum

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

Gives information about clean energy success stories in Kentucky and describes how a large pool of grant money that went to counties for clean energy work was used.

The Solar Industry in Kentucky: A Brief Review

Kentucky Solar Partnership

Gives an overview of current solar business and manufacuring in the state as well as a review of the potential in this area.

Clean Energy Opportunity Act Narrative

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This paper gives a broad overview of how to make the case for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act with legislators. It provides useful graphics, facts and citations.

Kentucky Can Do It

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

Gives us information about how, by tapping into our clean energy resources and building on existing momentum, we can curb energy costs and get our economy back on track. Also offers several Kentucky clean energy success stories.

An Opportunity for Kentucky

Kentucky Sustainable Energy Alliance

What Kentucky can learn from neighboring states already gaining clean energy businesses and jobs.

Wind Power Manufacturing Opportunities in Kentucky

American Wind Energy Association

A presentation that reviews the growth of the wind industry in the U.S. and discusses what Kentucky companies are already employing people to manufacture parts for wind turbines as well as our potential for job growth in this sector.

Feed In Tariffs - A Policy for Rapidly Expanding Renewable Energy Deployment

Kentucky Solar Partnership

Explains how feed in tariffs, which establish contract terms and payment rates that utilities would pay in-state renewable energy producers, work and discusses successes seen around the world from using them.