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Climate Justice Zine

This climate justice Zine was created by our 2023/24 Noe Middle School 8th Grade Arts & Activism Cohort for our Earth Day protest at LG&E.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Comments from KFTC and allies in 2022 LG&E / KU case before KY Public Service Commission

These comments were filed in 2022 by KFTC and a set of allies (Mountain Association, Kentucky Solar Energy Society, and Metropolitan Housing Coalition) in a case before the Kentucky Public Service Commission about the long-term energy plans submitted by Louisville Gas and Electric and Kentucky Utilities. They were prepared with assistance from EarthJustice and Kentucky Resources Council. 

Source/Author: KFTC, Mt Association, KSES, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, Earth Justice, Kentucky Resources Council

Fact Sheet about Federal Investments Needed for Climate Justice

The Green New Deal Coalition is calling on Congress to pass a Recovery bill that invests in climate, care, and justice at the scale needed to address multiple overlapping crises. These fact sheets provide details about the benefits of making substantial, bold, transformational investments in public transit, building retrofits, and more. 

Source/Author: Green New Deal Network

Sign-on letter to Congress calling for transformation of rural electric cooperatives

On February 23, 2021, a letter signed by 100 organizations - including KFTC - was sent to members of Congress, urging support for a 7-part platform of policies to transform rural electric cooperatives and the communities they serve. KFTC and Mountain Association are founding members of the Rural Power Coalition, which drafted and circulated the sign-on letter. 

Source/Author: Rural Power Coalition

Transition to Renewable Energy Accelerates While Kentucky Municipal Utilities Weigh New Fossil Fuel Investments

An op-ed by KFTC member and Apogee - Climate and Energy Transitions Director Andy McDonald, about why the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KYMEA) should consider investments in renewable energy over fossil fuels during their Integrated Resource Plan process.

Source/Author: Andy McDonald, Director of Apogee – Climate & Energy Transitions

New Energy and Transition related bills in the 2020 General Assembly

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Karl Rabago Testimony on Solar Net-metering to KY Public Service Commission

KFTC and our allies at Mountain Association for Community Economic Development commissioned expert testimony from Karl Rabago, a nationally recognized expert in distribute renewable energy. He provided this written testimony and testified in person on November 13, 2019 at a hearing held by the KY Public Service Commission about how the KY PSC should establish a fair value for rooftop solar in Kentucky.

Source/Author: Karl Rabago for KFTC and MACED

Electricity Energy Burden Analysis Tech Doc

The purpose of this document is to provide detailed context of and methodology for the KFTC Electricity Energy Burden Analysis, conducted in Summer 2018. Any questions about the analysis and its processes can be directed to [email protected].

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

SB 100, A Bill To Curtail Rooftop Solar Is Unfair And Discriminatory

A description of what's wrong with SB 100, which is being ramrodded through the legislature in the 2019 KY GA. 

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Wolfe County Power Profile

This County Power Profile provides an visual overview of local electric utilities serving Wolfe County including energy rates, base fee, and average monthly bills. It also visualizes Wolfe County's Electricity Energy Burden, the percentage of median household income spent on electricity. This profile was used during a Power House Workshop offered by KFTC in 2018. For more information, contact [email protected] and visit the Power House Workshop webpage.

Source/Author: Kentuckians For The Commonwealth