Opinion

Opinion: Making the switch to clean energy (Charleston Gazette-Mail)

Engineer Allan Tweddle cites several examples of why legalizing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) would be a “win” for West Virginia in an Op/Ed in the Charleston Gazette-Mail (June 13, 2019). Here’s an excerpt:

With a PPA in place, homeowners, shopping centers, religious buildings and educational buildings could more rapidly be powered by roof- mounted solar power systems. The solar industry in West Virginia would grow faster, creating good-paying jobs for displaced coal miners.

Read the full Op/Ed here and leave a comment on the piece if you’re so inclined.

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Opinion: Energy freedom in W.Va. starts with power purchase agreements

Charles Town Mayor Scott Rogers makes the case in The (Martinsburg) Journal that Power Purchase Agreements are needed in West Virginia.

“The time is now for the people to encourage and challenge their lawmakers to move forward with this innovative policy option.”

Thanks, Mayor Rogers, for supporting the #PPAs4WV campaign and advocating for energy freedom in West Virginia.

Read the Opinion piece.