Any energy transition that doesn’t guarantee a pathway to public ownership perpetuates inequality and wealth extraction from New Mexicans .
The Institute for Policy Studies and the Center for Civic Policy Release a Groundbreaking New Report: “People-Powered: The Case for Renewable Energy Democracy in New Mexico”
“For far too long, we have been told to not dream big and to conform to the status quo. This report offers an example of a prosperous and just future for all New Mexicans if we dream big and change the system to work for us and not big energy corporations,” said lead author Josue De Luna Navarro.
Nebraska still gets 51% of its electricity from coal. But there’s good news: Nebraska has exceptional potential for wind energy.
A future where the people that consume energy are the primary owners and decision-makers of that energy infrastructure is possible.