Whitfield: Renewable Energy Isn’t Cheap

by Dan Conti, Kentucky Public Radio The Kentucky Congressman who chairs a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee says increasing federal subsidies for renewable sources of energy will not lower energy costs or help the economy. Republican Ed Whitfield says federal support for renewables has increased from $5 billion to $14 billion in the last three… Continue reading Whitfield: Renewable Energy Isn’t Cheap

Agriculture Could Play Key Role in KY Energy Future

Agricultural and forestry leaders came together in Louisville this week to determine how their operations could help control the state’s greenhouse gas emissions as well as how they might contribute to Kentucky’s renewable energy goals. The University of Louisville’s Kentucky Renewable Energy Consortium organized the forum. And Consortium spokesman Cam Metcalf says participants realized the magnitude of the state’s energy needs.

U of L To Operate Renewable Energy Center

The University of Louisville will be the home of a center devoted to the development of renewable energy. It will be called the Conn Center, named in honor of U of L alumnus Henry Conn and his wife, Rebecca, who have donated $20 million to support work there. U of L President James Ramsey says… Continue reading U of L To Operate Renewable Energy Center