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Sunday, June 24 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Clean Power to the People! Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions

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Energy Democracy‚ allowing for democratic decision-making over our energy system by energy users themselves, rather than by monopoly utilities and corporate fossil fuel companies‚ is key to a just, renewable energy transition. This collaborative session will examine case studies of programs and projects that have successfully incorporated principles of Energy Democracy.

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Shiva Patel

Energy Justice Campaigner, Center for Biological Diversity
Shiva leads campaigns in the Energy Justice Program to advance an equitable and just clean-energy transition through coalition building, innovative legal strategies, community organizing and policy advocacy. He serves on a variety of regional and national coalitions and working groups... Read More →

Charles Taylor

Strategic Consultant, One Voice
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Jessica Tovar

organizer, Local Clean Energy Alliance
Energy DemocracyCommunity Choice EnergyClean Energy SolutionsEnvironmental JusticeClimate Justice
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Liz Veazey

Network Director, We Own It
Since late 2015, Liz Veazey has been excited to put her skills and experience to work for We Own It, the national network for cooperative member rights, education and training as Network Coordinator. Liz has a range of communication, project management, technology, and organizing... Read More →

Sunday June 24, 2018 9:30am - 10:45am EDT
HGA Auditorium