I’ve been posting updates on local ownership of renewable energy in Germany since early 2011, and it’s abundantly clear that the Germans have yet to back down from their commitment to democratic, locally owned power. The following chart continues the series. For explanation, click the previous link, but know that traditional electric utilities are contained within the 12% of “energy suppliers.”
John Farrell directs the Energy Democracy initiative at the Institute for Local Self-Reliance and he develops tools that allow communities to take charge of their energy future, and pursue the maximum economic benefits of the transition to 100% renewable power.
Latest posts from John
- Tiny Laboratories of (Energy) Democracy — Episode 171 of Local Energy Rules - November 23, 2022
- A Successful Transition to Clean Building Energy Requires Collective Action - October 7, 2022
- National Community Solar Programs Tracker - September 7, 2022