Groups Urge Gov. Edwards to Establish State Energy Plan to Compete for Federal Funds
Originally published by Deep South Center for Environmental Justice
Inaction on an energy plan for Louisiana limits opportunities to fund projects that can save lives during power outages by innovating the electric grid, as well as support the transition to an equitable renewable energy economy.
By Tim McLaughlin
Originally Published on Reuters
May 12, 2022
Louisiana legislator pushes bills benefiting the oil and gas industry — and her husband by Sara Sneath
Article by Sara Sneath for Floodlight
Originally produced in partnership with Floodlight, the Louisiana Illuminator and The Guardian
Repost from The Lens
May 6, 2022
That wasn’t the first time Hewitt, who is considering running for governor, has used her political influence to help her family’s finances, according to public records shared with Floodlight in partnership with The Lens, The Illuminator and The Guardian, that show she also pushed for laws that would benefit her husband’s company.
Louisiana lawmakers propose study for wind energy pilot project in Gulf by Wesley Muller
Article by Wesley Muller
Originally Published on the Louisiana Illuminator
May 3, 2022
Resolution calls for a power-generating wind farm by 2026.
Say no to HB 564! What are regulatory sandboxes and why are they potentially bad for consumers?
Originally published by The Sierra Club Delta Chapter (Louisiana)
Solar + storage bill at the Louisiana Legislature will help create resilience hubs & allow people to stay safe in their homes during outages
The Aimee Freeman Solar+ Storage Bill (HB 806) will introduce a program to fund solar with battery storage at the Louisiana Legislature so that people can stay safe in their homes during outages and so that resilience hubs can build these systems to help with rapid response.