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The movement toward Energy Democracy means that communities increasingly want more control over their energy. Communities across the country are taking the initiative to develop their own solar energy projects, which provides opportunities for savings and economic regeneration, as well as opportunities for job training and employment. In this webinar, hear from community-based organizations that have taken the lead to develop solar projects that are benefiting their neighborhoods.

Original Air Date

September 9, 2019

Speakers

  • Moderator: Melanie Santiago-Mosier, Program Director, Access & Equity, Vote Solar
  • Facilitator: Sara Birmingham, Senior Director of State Affairs, SEIA
  • Bruce Konewko, Solar Operations and Marketing Director, Cooperative Energy Futures
  • Pouya Najmai, Chair, Board of Directors, Cooperative Energy Futures
  • Juan Parra, Community Solar Program Manager, Solar One
  • Gretchen Bradley, Senior Solar Program Associate, Solar One
  • Summer Sandoval, Energy Democracy Coordinator, Uprose
  • Ernesto Cruz, Director of Community Outreach, Co-Op Power
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