Advocates for clean energy, environmental justice and fair electricity pricing are leveraging the shift in political power in Richmond to advance their missions. Here’s some of the bills Appalachian Voices is working on this session.
Localities across Appalachia and the nation have pledged to fully convert to green power — but restrictive policies and monopoly utilities are holding them back.
Appalachian Voices’ Executive Director Tom Cormons speaks on overcoming barriers to clean energy in our region.
Appalachian Voices and our partners and working to dismantle barriers to Energy Democracy and make clean energy accessible to people across our region.
Pro-solar policy is crucial to bringing clean, renewable energy to Southwest Virginia and Appalachia as a whole.
The governors of North Carolina and Virginia both announced clean energy goals that include full carbon neutrality in the power generation sector by 2050
Wild Wolf Brewing Company in Nellysford, Va., is brewing our benefit beer to raise awareness of our work to advance an inclusive energy future for Appalachia.
CONTACTS: Cat McCue, 434-293-6373, email@example.com Today, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed Executive Order 43, setting a goal for the commonwealth to achieve 100 percent zero-carbon electricity by 2050. Statement from Appalachian Voices Executive Director Tom Cormons: This announcement from the…
CONTACTS: Austin Counts, Appalachian Voices, 276-679-1691, firstname.lastname@example.org Wise County, Va. – The Solar Workgroup of Southwest Virginia joins the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society (ASES) and hundreds of solar installers and grassroots organizations throughout America to showcase thousands of solar-powered…