Several New Orleans state legislators joined a group of environmental leaders on Thursday to warn that global warming is increasing the threat to the state’s coastal communities from sea level rise and hurricane storm surge. “By 2050, if we don’t do anything to stop it, the city of New Orleans will be surrounded by the open waters of the Gulf […]
Prior to becoming the Alliance’s executive director, Casey worked for the Gulf Restoration Network and during her time there she gave a TedTalk on the oil industry in Louisiana. Worth a watch!
Integrated Resource Planning Good for Louisiana Bill-payers Baton Rouge, LA – Today the Louisiana Public Service Commission unanimously voted to adopt Integrated Resource Planning rules. Integrated resource planning directs the utilities in the state to plan for how to meet energy demand over the next 20 years and requires them to consider least-cost options like […]
Understanding energy efficiency and the making of responsible energy policy can often be daunting. There are so many terms and acronyms and organizations that it can be hard to get a handle on all of them or why understanding it all matters one way or the other. In this series of 26 posts, we’re going to […]
The Louisiana Public Service Commission adopted a Renewable Energy Pilot Program in the middle of 2010 to test out the feasibility of having a renewable portfolio standard in place that would oblige utilities to source a fixed percentage of their power from renewable energy sources. With the pressure to shift towards renewable energy comes innovation […]