show episodes
 
L
Local Energy Rules

51
Local Energy Rules

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly+
 
This bi-weekly podcast from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance shares powerful stories of local renewable energy, from mayors discussing their city’s commitment to 100% renewable energy to tales of innovative community owned solar to questions about the the best rooftop solar policy. Join host John Farrell, the director of the Institute’s Energy Democracy Initiative, as he asks if the 100-year-old monopoly market structure for electricity delivery makes sense in an on-demand, distributed ...
 
As we become more dependent on technology to solve our problems we are shifting away from self-reliance. We expect the lives we want to happen to us instead of making them happen for ourselves. Join me on this podcast where we train our minds to adapt and overcome any obstacle and achieve any goal. Each week we dive deep into a facet of growth and self-development and provide ways to incorporate them into your life. A better you starts with a better mind.
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this episode of Building Local Power, we share a recording of ILSR's recent event Democratizing Power: New Citizen Initiatives Challenge Monopoly Electric Utilities. Across the country, powerful utilities are actively blocking decentralized solar energy, degrading the reliability of the power lines even as they raise prices, and failing to make …
 
This week, the panel gingerly accepts the rucking gauntlet thrown by New Shooter Canada, and they discuss their plans for total ruck domination. The panel recaps the best of SHOT Show, and there is a trucker convoy protest shaping up that could actually impact the Government’s stance on handling pandemics. Intro Hello to all you patriots out there …
 
This week on the podcast, Christopher is joined by Bob Marshall, General Manager of the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative and the Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Company. During the conversation, the two discuss Bob’s love for the cooperative movement, how Plumas-Sierra relies on fixed wireless, cable and fiber to service their rural terrai…
 
This week on the podcast, Christopher is joined by Bob Marshall, General Manager of the Plumas-Sierra Rural Electric Cooperative and the Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications Company. During the conversation, the two discuss Bob’s love for the cooperative movement, how Plumas-Sierra relies on fixed wireless, cable and fiber to service their rural terrai…
 
This week on the podcast, Christopher is joined by Matt Schmit, Director of the Illinois Office of Broadband and Chair of Illinois Broadband Advisory Council. During the conversation, the two discuss Illinois’ $420 million investment in broadband infrastructure as part of the Connect Illinois Broadband Grant program, the challenges in and solutions…
 
This week on the podcast, Christopher is joined by Matt Schmit, Director of the Illinois Office of Broadband and Chair of Illinois Broadband Advisory Council. During the conversation, the two discuss Illinois’ $420 million investment in broadband infrastructure as part of the Connect Illinois Broadband Grant program, the challenges in and solutions…
 
CPC332 - The Log Driver's Waltz This week Andrew, Brian, Gavin, and Pierre are on the panel to talk guns. The CAF still can’t replace the Browning Hi Power, Alberta’s Justice Minister threatens a court challenge against s federal handgun bans, Court demands the RCMP provide the algorithm used to notify owners of newly prohibited firearms from the M…
 
In this episode of the podcast, we’re back for another staff conversation about all that 2021 had to offer and serve up some predictions for the coming year. Joining Christopher on the show are Senior Reporter and Editor Sean Gonsalves, Community Broadband Outreach Team Lead DeAnne Cuellar, Senior Researcher Ry Marcattilio-McCracken, GIS and Data V…
 
In this episode of the podcast, we’re back for another staff conversation about all that 2021 had to offer and serve up some predictions for the coming year. Joining Christopher on the show are Senior Reporter and Editor Sean Gonsalves, Community Broadband Outreach Team Lead DeAnne Cuellar, Senior Researcher Ry Marcattilio-McCracken, GIS and Data V…
 
This week the panel addresses listener feedback about setting up your firearm as a novice, or perhaps more seasoned firearms user. We go deep in an effort to ignore current covid events. Intro Hello to all you patriots out there in podcast land and welcome to Episode 331 of Canadian Patriot Podcast. The number one book and rifle podcast in Canada. …
 
This week, Colt joins the panel, after arriving late. Andrew, Benny, Gavin, and Pierre are holding comments on the new year new lock-downs across Canada. Instead, we have mass surveillance using mobile phone data from 2020, 2022 federal tax increases, Toronto's unsurprising increase in firearms crimes, and 160 newly prohibited firearms have been su…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell is joined by Derek Turner, the research director for Free Press, to talk about the history of the federal government’s broadband data collection and how the Form 477 came to be. They unpack how this data collection process has been historically flawed and how it ha…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell is joined by Derek Turner, the research director for Free Press, to talk about the history of the federal government’s broadband data collection and how the Form 477 came to be. They unpack how this data collection process has been historically flawed and how it ha…
 
For episode 15 of our bonus series, “Why NC Broadband Matters,” Christopher Mitchell is joined by Catharine Rice (Co-founder of NC Broadband Matters and Project Manager at the Coalition for Local Internet Choice) and Doug Dawson (Owner and President of CCG Consulting) dig into what all these different pots of federal funding mean communities across…
 
For episode 15 of our bonus series, “Why NC Broadband Matters,” Christopher Mitchell is joined by Catharine Rice (Co-founder of NC Broadband Matters and Project Manager at the Coalition for Local Internet Choice) and Doug Dawson (Owner and President of CCG Consulting) dig into what all these different pots of federal funding mean communities across…
 
For December Book Club Andrew and Pierre read The United States Marine Corps’ Small-Unit Leaders' Guide to Counterinsurgency. Win hearts and minds, keep your promises, and shift popular support to your mission. Intro Hello to all you patriots out there in podcast land and welcome to Episode 329 of Canadian Patriot Podcast. The number one book and r…
 
On this episode of Building Local Power, host Jess Del Fiacco is joined by John Farrell, ILSR Co-Director, and Ron Knox, Senior Researcher with ILSR's Independent Business initiative. They take a look back at ILSR's work in 2021 and share big wins, challenges, and interesting trends from the year.… Read More…
 
Andrew, Dave, Gavin, and Pierre are on the panel to discuss a covid and firearms. Some of the guys participated in an invitational shotgun match, spoiler Dave won. Ontario is changing the Vax Pass rules to require QR codes. Ontario and BC are racing to the most ridiculous Covid Christmas rules. Cabelas accidentally sold the spiciest 7.62 ammo. Mini…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell invites the Community Broadband Networks Initiative staff onto the show to talk about what they believe were some of the biggest broadband stories of 2021. The group reminisce about what has been one of the most pivotal years for broadband infrastructure investment…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell invites the Community Broadband Networks Initiative staff onto the show to talk about what they believe were some of the biggest broadband stories of 2021. The group reminisce about what has been one of the most pivotal years for broadband infrastructure investment…
 
This week Andrew, Gavin, and Pierre are on the panel. The topic is guns, lots of guns. A bill is introduced to reduce mandatory minimums for gun crimes, Montreal gangs use CERB to buy illegal pistols, parliament forms a committee to study gun trafficking, no new details have emerged 2 months after the police shooting of gun smith Rodger Kotanko. In…
 
In this miniseries, we return to our most insightful podcast conversations. These five minute episodes highlight critical themes that are still relevant today. Zephyr Teachout and Stacy Mitchell discuss the increased recognition of the intersection between race and antimonopoly. … Read MoreBy Luke Gannon
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell welcomes Willie Painter, the public affairs manager for the Lewis County’s Public Utility District (PUD), to talk about what the county has been doing to address the lack of connectivity. We reported on Lewis County PUD’s plan to connect its 33,000 members through …
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell welcomes Willie Painter, the public affairs manager for the Lewis County’s Public Utility District (PUD), to talk about what the county has been doing to address the lack of connectivity. We reported on Lewis County PUD’s plan to connect its 33,000 members through …
 
This week, we are releasing a bonus episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, featuring a recent National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) webinar on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that recently passed in Congress. In this webinar, NDIA Policy Director, Amy Huffman breaks down the programs created by the more than $65 bil…
 
This week, we are releasing a bonus episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, featuring a recent National Digital Inclusion Alliance (NDIA) webinar on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) that recently passed in Congress. In this webinar, NDIA Policy Director, Amy Huffman breaks down the programs created by the more than $65 bil…
 
On this episode of the Building Local Power podcast, ILSR Co-Director John Farrell speaks with Luis Reyes, General Manager of the Kit Carson Electric Cooperative in New Mexico. John and Luis discuss the many benefits of distributing solar power through the community and Kit Carson's plan to provide members 100% of their daytime electricity from loc…
 
For this Voices of 100% episode of Local Energy Rules, host John Farrell and guests Mila Dunbar-Irwin and Kalen Jones discuss how, using collective buying power, Moab and other participating cities will negotiate for 100 percent renewable energy from Rocky Mountain Power.… Read MoreBy Institute for Local Self-Reliance
 
This week, the panel learns that Andrew and Pierre both went to space camp. The news is mostly about Covid. New Brunswick is now allowing essential businesses to discriminate based on medical history, while illegal asylum seekers are allowed to enter Canada, and despite 80% of the workforce being inoculated employers are having staffing shortages. …
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell brings back a longtime favorite guest, Jon Chambers, Partner at Conexon, to talk about what is next for municipal and cooperative broadband efforts given the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The two discuss the importance of rural cooperatives when connectin…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, Christopher Mitchell brings back a longtime favorite guest, Jon Chambers, Partner at Conexon, to talk about what is next for municipal and cooperative broadband efforts given the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The two discuss the importance of rural cooperatives when connectin…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, host Christopher Mitchell is joined by Russ Elliot, the CEO of Siskiyou Telephone in Northern California. The two discuss the importance of small incumbent providers, which often get lumped in with bigger telecommunications companies that leave rural communities behind when building br…
 
On this week’s episode of the Community Broadband Bits Podcast, host Christopher Mitchell is joined by Russ Elliot, the CEO of Siskiyou Telephone in Northern California. The two discuss the importance of small incumbent providers, which often get lumped in with bigger telecommunications companies that leave rural communities behind when building br…
 
This month’s book club is from the Italian Traditionalist philosopher Julius Evola. A Handbook for Right Wing Youth, is a collection of translated essay’s from 1933 to 1973, and it was a challenging read for the panel. Intro Hello to all you patriots out there in podcast land and welcome to Episode 325 of Canadian Patriot Podcast. The number one bo…
 
On this episode of Building Local Power, ILSR's Linda Bilsens Brolis and Sophia Hosain speak with Emma Jagoz, owner of Moon Valley Farm in Maryland. Their discussion focuses on the importance of supporting local food systems and how Emma's farm is operated with community and sustainability in mind.… Read More…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login