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The More Local the Energy, the More Valuable

| Written by John Farrell | 2 Comments | Updated on Apr 24, 2012 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

Local ownership of a wind project accounts for half of its lifetime economic value to the community!


From: Value Creation for Local Communities through Renewable Energies [pdf]

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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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  • CIVIC ENERGY is my name for it – it being the only way to solve the worlds energy problem sustainably. I’ll send a couple of slides to sum up my view by email. Best regards. Mike