Infrastructure

The historical–geographical construction of power: electricity in Eastern North Carolina

The attached paper analyzes the creation of the uneven distribution of electricity throughout Eastern North Carolina, tracing the history of the energy distribution from the introduction of utilities to now. The author dives into the different organizational structures of energy utilities, how...Read more

Empowering communities – the role of intermediary organisations in community renewable energy projects in Indonesia

This paper discusses the impact that so-called Community Renewable Energy (CRE) has had in two community areas in Indonesia. Of particular analysis and importance is the intermediary group – in this situation, Ibeka – that plays a direct role in building energy infrastructure in communities....Read more

Power companies urge Biden to implement policies to cut emissions 80% by 2030

This article reports on a letter signed by thirteen electricity companies that urges the Biden administration to adopt clean energy standards. Specifically, they want to "ensure the electricity industry cuts carbon emissions 80% below 2005 levels by 2030." The letter did not mention Biden'...Read more

Energy cooperatives in Germany – an example of successful alternative economies?

This paper expands on the existing artifacts I've uploaded that promote community renewable energy initiatives (CREs) as ways to subvert traditional power structures and promote greater democratization within the struggle for energy justice by positing new terminology - "alternative economies...Read more

GETTING TO GENDER EQUALITY IN ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

This report was published by the World Bank through the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program. The World Bank is a global partnership fighting poverty through sustainable solutions. This report addressed matters of energy vulnerability by identifying contributing factors and highlighting...Read more

Touchberry - 5G as Infrastructure - 2020

A brief recount of the current phases of the stimulus bills past in most recent times and the prospect of a fourth stimulus package that might include support and funding for digital infrastructure (like broadband internet) and healthcare facilities, most needed during a pandemic of this scale...Read more

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