Profile – Namaste Solar: A Profile in Cooperative Ownership
By Jarrid Green: In this profile, we explore the model of Namasté Solar, an employee-owned cooperative based in Boulder, Colorado, that has installed over 3,100 solar electric systems in the United States. This profile is a tool for communities, particularly communities of color, to think about how a cooperative-based model could positively transform their neighborhoods.
Policy Brief – Prioritizing Equity in our Clean Energy Future
By Anthony Giancatarino and Jessica Azulay: Through two initiatives called the “Reforming the Energy Vision” (REV) and the “Clean Energy Fund”(CEF), New York is reshaping how we produce, consume and pay for the energy that heats our homes, powers our businesses, and builds our economy. This policy brief lays the case for New York to cente equity, specifically racial equity, in the planning and decision-making around New York State’s clean energy economy.
Other CSI Resources:
Energy Democracy Two-Page Summary: Energy Democracy in a Nutshell
Technical Assistance for Community-Scale Renewable Energy Projects: