Originally published at ilsr.org.
On July 9, 2016, John Farrell, Director of ILSR’s Energy Democracy Initiative, spoke to a group at the CommonBound 2016 Conference. The conference brought hundreds of leaders together to share “visionary strategies for achieving deep systemic change” in areas such as energy policy and economic justice. In this presentation, Farrell detailed the growth of renewable energy and how new technologies and smart policies can lead to the downfall of the monopoly electric utility. You can view the video and slides below.