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DG = Economic Development

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Oct 13, 2010 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at https://ilsr.org/dg-economic-development/

A recent University of California, Berkeley, study showed that if we hit our state’s renewable energy goals for 2020 [33%] with wholesale generation projects instead of large, remote projects, we will get hundreds of thousands more in-state jobs, tens of billions more in private investment and billions more in tax revenues.

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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. More

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