Why Solarize Lexington requires NABCEP Certification

The Solarize Lexington RFP includes a requirement that installers must have a full-time employee on staff with NABCEP certification (North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners® ). We have had […]

Lexington Kentucky solar energy resolution

Lexington, Kentucky resolves to support solar energy

On December 4th, 2018, The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council passed a resolution supporting the growth of solar energy in Fayette County and outlined some strategies to expand use of solar. Council members […]

What is net metering - David Butler

What is net metering?

Net metering is under attack in Kentucky Many states across the country have seen anti-net metering bills pop-up in the last couple of years. Some have been defeated but others […]

Rachel Norton on net metering in Kentucky

Kentucky’s net metering program is capped at 1% of the utility’s peak load

…and we’re nowhere near that limit! Rachel Norton is concerned that net metering will be threatened again in 2018. Anti-net metering legislation (SB 214) was proposed in the spring of […]

Chris Woolery on clean energy in Kentucky

What if we don’t invest in Kentucky’s clean energy economy?

Chris Woolery from MACED outlines the opportunity for Kentucky to invest in clean energy and energy efficiency as well as the risks for not doing so. Policies like net metering […]

Steve Wilkins on net metering in Kentucky

Net metering is not a subsidy. It’s just a credit.

I spoke to Steve Wilkins of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth following a recent legislative hearing on Kentucky’s net metering policy. He is tired of hearing net metering painted as a […]

Deanna McCord - Kentucky Housing Corporation

Kentucky energy efficiency jobs unfilled

Deanna McCord works with Kentucky Housing Corporation’s Residential Energy Efficiency Training Center. The center has several classes that can help people get certified to work in energy efficiency. There are […]

Kentucky’s Energy Landscape

by Rachel Norton In today’s world, energy is a resource that’s relevant to every person, because we all need it. We don’t talk about energy with our friends and co-workers […]