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Why we need a feed-in tariff (in 10 slides)

| Written by John Farrell | No Comments | Updated on Jul 8, 2009 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

A feed-in tariff has driven renewable energy to provide nearly 30 percent of Danish electricity and 15 percent of Germany’s. This brief, to-the-point presentation illustrates why the United States should adopt a feed-in tariff, a renewable energy policy that works.

You can also view the full presentation here.

For more detailed data, see Feed-in Tariffs in America, published in early 2009.

Photo credit: Energy Northwest (NREL PIX)


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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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