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Appalachian Transition Four Page Booklet

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A booklet outlining KFTC work on and proposals for a just transition in Appalachia, including transition stories from other regions, quotations from Kentuckians, and a proposed policy platform.

Public Interest Groups' Closing Statement to the Clean Energy Collaborative

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth and other public interest groups

The statement presented by KFTC and allied public interest groups at the final meeting of the Clean Energy Collaborative with East Kentucky Power and their rural electric co-ops.

Investing in the Economic Future of Eastern Kentucky

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development

A new report by the Mountain Association for Community Economic Development calls for the creation of an Appalachian Planning and Development Fund to oversee strategic planning for the region and direct the use of some portion of severance tax funds. The report emphasizes that an open and inclusive process is as important as the funds themselves to producing positive outcomes.

ABF Conference: Expanding Broadband Internet: CARN Broadband Policy Recommendations

Central Appalachia Regional Network

Report on Central Appalachian Policy Recommendations, referred to in the Expanding Broadband Internet workshop during the Appalachia's Bright Future conference in Harlan, April 2013.

Elements of Strategic Planning for Communities and Organizations

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

A Microsoft Word document of the Elements of Strategic Planning for Communities and Organizations shared during the Community Planning workshop during Appalachia's Bright Future conference in Harlan County, April 2013.

PDF of ABF conference program

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Conference program for the Appalachia's Bright Future conference held in Harlan, KY, April 2013.

Renewable Energy Standards: State Success Stories

Governors' Wind Energy Coalition

Produced by the Governors' Wind Energy Coalition, this report examines the experiences of states with renewable energy standards, policies that require utilities to get an increasing share of their electricity from renewable sources. The report is brief, easy to read, and compelling.

Clean Energy Opportunity Act fact sheet

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

This is our fact sheet for the Clean Energy Opportunity Act for use when lobbying our legislators.

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.”

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