An equitable transition to clean power requires utilities to prioritize input from community stakeholders. Too often, frontline communities and advocates are dissuaded from participating in critical decisions by virtue of the opaque, technical process. With coordinated assistance and capacity-building support from local organizations, there are opportunities for stakeholders to intervene and demand private companies incorporate community feedback.
A building performance standard can accelerate the way utilities support equitable climate action.
Summary findings on how Consumer Advocates can positively influence utilities toward a just clean energy transition.
This miniguide describes the overlap and distinction between public utility commissions and consumer advocates and how they can strengthen relationships.
Why utility integrated resource plans matter and how to leverage them for equitable, clean energy.
To transition to a clean power economy that includes all community members, it is important to leverage utility integrated resource plans. This guide explains IRPs and how to use them as a tool for advocacy.
One year into a decade that demands critical, widespread action, IMT’s annual report pauses to take stock of how we pushed for higher-performing buildings in 2020.
How more stakeholder engagement in utility planning can increase equity and climate action.
Utility franchise agreements offer a big opportunity for jurisdictions seeking more clean energy.
Back in September, at the Just Energy Summit—a virtual conference this year, hosted by the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE)—the session I was most excited about was the one on public utility commissions. I’m always eager to hear the ways that folks make the rather dry and esoteric topic of utility regulation both relevant and engaging, and … Continued