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Saturday, July 9 • 11:15am - 12:30pm
The Shocking Impact of Boring Energy Policy

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How can communities seize the opportunities of a decades-old energy system being rocked by distributed power? We will explain how boring-sounding policy and regulatory decisions about "net metering" and the grid are shaping the future of the electricity system, and how these boring-sounding issues have serious implications for an equitable energy economy. Participants will leave armed with knowledge of key issues and prepared to hear stories of communities taking charge, in "Grassroots Community Meets Energy Technocracy."

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John Farrell

Director of Democratic Energy, Institute for Local Self Reliance
"John Farrell is the Director of the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and widely known as the guru of distributed energy. John is best known for his vivid illustrations of the economic and environmental benefits of local ownership of decentralized renewable energy. He’s the author of Energy Self-Reliant States, a state-by-state atlas of renewable energy potential highlighted in the New York Times, showing... Read More →


Saturday July 9, 2016 11:15am - 12:30pm
Rockwell Hall 304

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