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Our Three-Year Solar Energy Journey

Three and a half years ago, ISC was tasked to spur solar deployment across the U.S. as the national coordinator for the Solar Market Pathways (SMP) program. As we wrap up the program and I reflect on all that’s happened since 2015—shortly after [...]

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by Nicole Enright | August 17, 2018
Three and a half years ago, ISC was tasked to spur solar deployment across the U.S. as the national coordinator for the Solar Market Pathways (SMP) program. As we wrap up the program and I reflect on all that’s happened since 2015—shortly after [...]
by ISC Staff | June 28, 2018
https://youtu.be/w2XlUMewt1A Communities across the U.S. are exploring how resilient solar can help strengthen resilience, advance renewable energy goals, and best serve vulnerable neighborhoods during disasters. In Baltimore, Duluth, New York [...]
by Steve Nicholas | June 26, 2018
Amazon HQ Sphere by Joe Wolf How the winning community deals with the gains and pains holds lessons for any place hosting a booming industry. No matter where you turn for news, it's inescapable: the hullabaloo over "HQ2," the frenzied [...]
by Elliott Bent | June 20, 2018
Welcome to ISC’s new website! We’ve built this site with you in mind. We want to make it easier for you to:Be inspired to make your own city, community, or factory cleaner, fairer, and stronger. Understand the “what,” “why,” and “how” of our [...]
by ISC Staff | January 30, 2018
Institute for Sustainable Communities Grows Equity-Focused Partnership  Montpelier, Vt.—January 30, 2018—The Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) announced today that two new community-based organizations will join the Partnership for [...]
by LuAnn Bennett | January 23, 2018
This blog is by ISC board vice-chair, LuAnn Bennett. LuAnn is president of the Bennett Group in Washington D.C.We all know that China is the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter, but what’s easy to forget is why that’s the case: the country is [...]
by Ben Paulos | December 5, 2017
This has been the year of the disaster. Hurricanes, earthquakes, and wildfires have ravaged North America.In addition to the terrible loss of life and property, impacted communities have struggled with the loss of energy. Electricity is the [...]