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Video: John Farrell Keynote Presentation – Salt Spring Community Energy Conference

| Written by Nick Stumo-Langer | No Comments | Updated on May 12, 2016 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

placeholderILSR’s John Farrell was the keynote speaker for the Salt Spring Community Energy Group’s 2016 Conference in British Columbia, Canada on Saturday, April 23rd. Following the keynote presentation there were over a dozen different workshops on new energy methods and technologies that can be implemented by homeowners and businesses.

John’s plenary illustrated the opportunities that communities such as Salt Spring have for generating and capturing their own renewable energy. He also gave a primer on the history of the electric grid and encouraged the “breaking up” of enormous vertically-integrated electric utilities.

Video of John’s presentation is below.

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