Opening this space in Appropedia to develop and share information about energy equity issues and projects.
This is just a preliminary space, so that everyone interested and actively engaged in this work can get started generating content.
Groups/Agencies Working on Energy Equity[edit | edit source]
- Please add groups/agencies in Alphabetical Order
- American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Leading with Equity Initiative
- Clean Energy States Alliance, Scaling Up Solar for Under-Resourced Communities and Solar with Justice: Connecting States with Communities. Subscribe to the CESA Solar Equity Digest e-newsletter, at https://www.cesa.org/newsletters/
- Energy4Impact, working on energy access for all. https://energy4impact.org/publications
- Inclusiv, Center for Resiliency & Affordable Renewable Energy. The Center, created in partnership with the Center for Impact Finance, at the Carsey School of Public Policy , University of New Hampshire and the Hewlett Foundation, is designed to build a network of credit unions committed to jointly designing and scaling solutions to climate change, with a goal of promoting affordable and sustainable energy for all people.
- University of Michigan, Urban Energy Justice Laboratory, Energy Equity Project
- University of New Hampshire, Carsey School of Public Policy (Durham, NH), Center for Impact Finance, Solar Finance Project. See: Publications List
U.S. and State Agencies:[edit | edit source]
- Enter state agency names and links here, in alphabetical order. Include state authorizing legislation or Governors' Executive Orders, where they exist, that direct state agencies to include energy equity in their decision making.
- Connecticut Equity and Environmental Justice Advisory Council.
- U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Solar Energy Innovations Network (SEIN). See US DOE News Release, February 23, 2022: NREL to Collaborate with Eight Teams NREL To Collaborate With Eight Teams on Innovations to Unlock Equitable Solar in Underserved Communities.
- U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Economic Impact and Diversity, Equity in EnergyTM
Related Topics:[edit | edit source]
- Environmental Justice
- Inclusion and inclusiveness (equity in processes and decision making). Procedural Equity.
- Previously Disadvantaged Communities.
Energy Equity References List[edit | edit source]
- List important literature and links here.
- Eisen, Joel B., and Shelley Welton, 2019, “Clean Energy Justice: Charting an Emerging Agenda,” 43 Harvard Environmental Law Review, 307, https://harvardelr.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2019/08/43.2-Welton-Eisen.pdf.
- Environmental Justice (EJ) Community Definitions Chart, April 2021, New York: The New School, Tishman Environment and Design Center. This is a data-base compendium of definitions from states and cities that have already enacted legislation or have proposed legislation. Includes links to the legislation.
- Eric Hangen, Clean Energy Project Development for Low-Income Communities, February 16, 2022.
- Eric Hangen, Rebecca Regan, and Sarah Boege, Scaling Equitable Solar Finance, May 19, 2021.
- Eric Hangen, Rebecca Regan, and Sarah Boege, Bringing Solar Energy to Low- and Moderate-Income Communities, April 23, 2021.
- Jaime A. Lee, Turning Participation Into Power: A Water Justice Case Study, 28 George Mason Law Review 1003 (2021). Available at: https://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/all_fac/1116/
Energy Equity Events[edit | edit source]
Future Events[edit | edit source]
- List valuable upcoming events and event archives here.
Previous Events[edit | edit source]
- February 28, 2022. Turning Participation Into Power: A Water Justice Case Study -- Sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt University Law School. This event reviews a 2022 article that proposes a new participatory governance approach for advancing environmental justice, called the “Constituent Empowerment Model.” Jaime A. Lee, Turning Participation Into Power: A Water Justice Case Study, 28 George Mason Law Review 1003 (2021). Available at: https://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/all_fac/1116/