Kentucky Interfaith Power & Light

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Kentucky Interfaith Power & Light

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Visit Kentucky Interfaith Power & Light online at

www.kentuckyipl.org


Organizational Mission

To care for God's creation through conservation, efficiency and alternative energy.


Year Founded - 2007


Significant Accomplishments

We have facilitated the installation of solar panels on the first two Kentucky churches to use the alternative energy source, educated over 2,000 people on the issues around caring for God's creation by speaking in churches and schools, hosted or co-hosted film showings, gatherings and an environmental justice tour, advocated for legislative change in Washington and worked with a state-wide coalition for change in Frankfort, prayed for those who are poor and vulnerable to climate change and other forms of pollution, are using the latest technology to reach people through our eNewsletter, Courier-Journal.com blog and provided technical consulting and resources to congregation across the state.

 

"We feel that encouraging more sustainable energy use in Kentucky is an excellent way to care for God's creation."

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Organizing for Clean Energy in Kentucky's Coal Fields Organizing for Clean Energy in Kentucky's Coal Fields

In the history of coal in America, Harlan County, Kentucky is legendary for its coal heritage, especially for the efforts of its people to organize for better living and working conditions. Labor unrest in the 1930s led to the county being referred to as “Bloody Harlan.” That same passion for progress and tradition of organizing continues today as Harlan County residents work to diversify their energy economy.

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