(This article originally appeared on Truthout.org.) During a panel discussion this May on Community Choice Energy, a rapidly growing initiative in California and six other states that enables communities to seize control of local electricity services, I argued for the economic benefits of building out local, decentralized renewable energy assets such as rooftop and community solar arrays. I was followed by a panelist who chided my “misguided” belief in the virtue of locally-generated, clean … [Read more...]
Erica Etelson describes herself as a writer, ranter, and rabble rouser. Her principal areas of focus are climate, energy, regenerative agriculture and children’s health.