Can Your Town Get By With Locally Owned Renewable Energy?

Aug 20, 2014

The 13th annual Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair is this weekend at the Ogle County Fairgrounds. 

Solar panels near the Rockford Airport.
Credit Frank Dyke / WNIJ

John Farrell is one of the three dozen speakers and workshops scheduled for the two day event. He's the director of the democratic energy program at the Institute for Local Self - Reliance. He spoke with WNIJ's  Susan Stephens about how states can support locally-owned renewable energy.



John Farrell is the keynote speaker Sunday at the Illinois Renewable Energy Fair at the Ogle County fairgrounds in Oregon.