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"Louisville CAN joined KySEA because evolving from inefficient use of dirty fossil fuels to efficient use of clean, renewable energy is imperative if we're to stop over-heating our planet and ruining the state we love; that doing so would also create much needed jobs throughout Kentucky and stabilize our economy makes it the elegant solution to a lot of problems." - Sarah Lynn Cunningham

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Citations for all KySEA printed materials are here.

Citations for “Clean Energy in Kentucky: Affordable, Sustainable and Achievable!” Handout


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Energy Information Administration. Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers, Kentucky residential. http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/table5_6_b.html. Accessed 1.19.11.

National Renewable Energy Laboratory. U.S. Solar Resource Maps. http://www.nrel.gov/gis/solar.html. Accessed 1.19.11.

Energy Efficiency

Raynolds, Ned and Richard Cowart. “The contribution of Energy Efficiency to the Reliability of the U.S. Electric System.” 2000. Available: http://ase.org/resources/electricity-reliability-white-paper.

Kentucky Pollution Prevention Center.  “An Overview of Kentucky’s Energy Consumption and Energy Efficiency Potential.”  Prepared for the Governor’s Office of Energy Policy, August 2007.  Available: http://energy.ky.gov/dre3/efficiency/.

Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance. “Energy Efficiency in Appalachia: How Much More is Available, At What Cost, and By When?” Appalachian Regional Commision.

Renewable Energy

Kentucky Public Service Commission. Order on case number 2009-00545. Issued 28 June 2010.

Sanzillo, Tom. “The Right Decision For Changing Times.” Ochs Center. 4.7.10. Available: http://www.kftc.org/our-work/stop-smith/research-documents-1.

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Create local jobs and grow Kentucky’s economy

Tracz, Kristin and Jason Bailey. “Building Clean Energy Careers in Kentucky.” Mountain Association for Community Economic Development. November 2010. Available: http://maced.org/policy-publications.htm.

Turning Point Solar. “Transformative 49.9 MW Solar Array to be Developed on Reclaimed Ohio Strip Mine; Spain’s Leading Solar Manufacturers to Build Ohio Production Facilities.” Press release, 10.5.10.

Save money for Kentucky’s families, farms and businesses
*Low-income defined as households at or below 200% of the federal poverty level

Energy Information Administration. Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers, Kentucky residential. http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/table5_6_b.html. Accessed 1.19.11.

Fisher, Sheehan and Colton. “Kentucky 2009 Home Energy Affordability Gap.” Published 4.10. Available: http://www.homeenergyaffordabilitygap.com/05_Current_State_Data2.html.

Improve Kentuckians' health and environment

Physicians for Social Responsibility. “Coal’s assault on human health.” Published November 2009. Available: http://www.psr.org/resources/coals-assault-on-human-health.html.

Build on Kentucky’s clean energy momentum

The Pew Environment Group. “The Clean Energy Economy Factsheet: Kentucky.” www.pewglobalwarming.org/cleanenergyeconomy/Clean_Energy_Economy_State_Factsheets.pdf.

Map produced by Robert Dixon. Notes - Solar and wind project information based on self-reporting by area solar installers, compiled by Nancy Reinhart in December 2010. Hydroelectric projects include operational dams and sites under construction, compiled by David Brown Kinloch in January 2011.


Citations for Clean Energy Opportunity Act Handout


Create local jobs and grow Kentucky’s economy

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency. Summary maps, “Renewable Portfolio Standards.” Available: http://www.dsireusa.org. Accessed 1.18.11.

Turning Point Solar. “Transformative 49.9 MW Solar Array to be Developed on Reclaimed Ohio Strip Mine; Spain’s Leading Solar Manufacturers to Build Ohio Production Facilities.” Press release, 10.5.10.

Tracz, Kristin and Jason Bailey. “Building Clean Energy Careers in Kentucky.” Mountain Association for Community Economic Development. November 2010. Available: http://maced.org/policy-publications.htm.

Save money for Kentucky’s families, farms and businesses
*Low-income defined as households at or below 200% of the federal poverty level

Energy Information Administration. Average Retail Price of Electricity to Ultimate Customers, Kentucky residential. http://www.eia.doe.gov/cneaf/electricity/epm/table5_6_b.html. Accessed 1.19.11.

Fisher, Sheehan and Colton. “Kentucky 2009 Home Energy Affordability Gap.” Published 4.10. Available: http://www.homeenergyaffordabilitygap.com/05_Current_State_Data2.html.

Improve Kentuckians' health and environment

Physicians for Social Responsibility. “Coal’s assault on human health.” Published November 2009. Available: http://www.psr.org/resources/coals-assault-on-human-health.html.

Build on Kentucky’s clean energy momentum

The Pew Environment Group. “The Clean Energy Economy Factsheet: Kentucky.” www.pewglobalwarming.org/cleanenergyeconomy/Clean_Energy_Economy_State_Factsheets.pdf. Accessed 1.19.11.

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