Oxford County, Ontario, has just opened a wind farm as part of a project to go 100% renewables for electricity and heat.
New EU study finds that 83% of European households could eventually become “energy citizens.” Nearly two-thirds of them, so roughly half of all households, could make their own energy.
An inside look into what you are missing out on if you don’t have an electric bicycle.
Often talked about, rarely quantified – how much more revenue does a community-owned wind farm bring in for the community, as opposed to a project by out-of-towners?
How can public acceptance of utility projects be increased? Policymakers want to allow citizens to invest in such projects, but the focus is insufficient. Citizens want more than just financial benefits.
Bavaria has implemented draconian conditions for new wind farms. At Starnberger Lake, a mayor and his community have rushed to complete a wind farm before the new stipulations take effect.
With the installation of a 10-megawatt battery, the village of Feldheim near Berlin is now truly independent of electricity from outside.