Impatient with the slow pace of change with clean energy policy at the state level, an increasing number of cities are taking matters into their own hands as their citizens seek energy that is local, affordable, and clean. The new book by Ben Paulos, Empowered: A Tale of Three Cities Taking Charge of their Energy Future describes how city officials and activists in Madison, Boulder, and Minneapolis are fighting back against entrenched utilities, and taking charge of their energy future.
- Download the book – PDF or Amazon download. You can also find it via this Books page from Midwest Energy News.
- Learn more about the book here, from the publisher Midwest Energy News.
- Read Ben Paulos’ commentary, Midwest cities pushing for control of their energy future – September 17, 2015
- Watch Ben Paulos’ video on utility fixed charges
- A collection of Media coverage of Empowered is available here.