Why did you join KySEA?
Kentucky Environmental Foundation Kentucky Environmental Foundation

"The Kentucky Environmental Foundation has for twenty years been focused on finding clear grassroots and policy solutions to some of our community's worst environmental problems, to hold government accountable for protection of our health now and in the future. KySEA means when it comes to energy issues in Kentucky, we don't have to work alone.  The Alliance offers an opportunity for many groups with a wide range of experiences and expertise to unite for clean energy policy solutions, creating a drumbeat for change that will benefit our health, the environment and our state economy."

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Feed-in Tariffs for Renewable Energy Production

Feed-in tariffs (FITs) establish payment rates that utilities pay in-state renewable energy producers.

FITs will rapidly accelerate the development of large and small-scale renewable energy projects.

With FITs in place, Kentucky’s renewable energy project developers are assured in advance that utility companies will purchase their power at set rates and for a set amount of time. They help utilities meet their renewable energy production goals and create more stability in the energy supply.

The KY Public Service Commission will establish FITs rates at amounts equal to the cost of renewable electricity production plus a reasonable rate of return. As energy production costs decrease, these rates will similarly decline.

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Solar Energy Successes in Kentucky Solar Energy Successes in Kentucky

From Bowling Green to Rockcastle County, the case studies presented here about solar energy are amazing. They present concrete examples of the feasibility and the benefits of residential and commercial solar energy use in Kentucky.

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