As society tackles climate change and builds alternatives to the fossil fuel industry, we have an opportunity to do so in a way that shares the economic benefits equitably and avoids re-creating a two-tiered society where wealthier people own all the energy infrastructure and everyone else is dependent on buying energy from them.
Community-ownership of renewable energy enterprises is critical to a sustainable transition away from fossil fuels.
Our Community Renewable Energy Program is focused on breaking down legal barriers to advance a just, equitable, and rapid transition to community-owned renewable energy. We're using the following strategies:
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