On November 10, 2020, the Nashville Sustainability Roundtable held a special edition virtual event on the subject of Equity in Renewable Energy. The hybrid panel-style event featured experts from the field to discuss clean energy and its role in achieving environmental justice.
Speakers Yesenia Rivera of Solar United Neighbors, Jason Carney of Energy Electives, Laura Zapata of Clearloop, and Dana Clare Redden of Solar Concierge, shared their unique knowledge about the societal benefits of cleaning the grid and the hurdles that make it difficult.
Check out the links below to resources that the speakers believed would be impactful for those interested in learning more about renewable energy:
- Stepping Into The Sun: A Mission To Bring Solar Energy To Communities Of Color
- Here Comes the Sun: A Solar Energy Conversation with Jason Carney
- Energy Electives
- White’s Creek High School Solar Installation
- Tennessee Solar Energy Association
- Solar in the Shadows: Expanding Access to Clean Energy in Forgotten America
- Solar United Neighbors
- Solar Stewards
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