A transplant to Southwestern Virginia from the Midwest, Emily engages with communities and works to build a more equitable and sustainable energy system as our Virginia Energy Democracy Field Coordinator.
Monday, July 20th, 2020 | Posted by Emily Piontek | No Comments
Thanks to input from our supporters and beyond, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission dismissed a petition that would have made solar net-metering illegal. [ More
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020 | Posted by Emily Piontek | No Comments
In a major threat to clean energy advances across the U.S., a special interest group wants federal regulators to change the rules for solar owners -- in a bad way. [ More
Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 | Posted by Emily Piontek | No Comments
Most rural folks rely on electric co-ops for their power, and as "member-owners," they vote on board members who decide everything from rates to whether clean energy is part of their energy source. [ More