community wind power

Community Energy Push In Australia

This article was originally published on RenewEconomy. Community energy and pro renewable NGOs are calling for the Federal government to establish a $50 million fund that would seek to leverage up to half a billion dollar of investment  in community-owned renewable energy projects. The call for a Community Energy Grant … [continued]

Farmer- And Family-owned Wind Rises In Iowa

Iowa ranks third in installed wind power capacity in the US. It’s 5,500 megawatts are behind only Texas and California (and it has much more wind power per capita). But, like many windy places, the turbines sprouting from the Iowa prairie are often owned by multinational corporations, taking advantage of … [continued]

Community Wind Power

  I just had a nice little chat with the CEO of a wind power company that I think most of our readers would be a fan of. The company, OwnEnergy, is focused on “community wind power projects” in the U.S. Community wind is sort of a nebulous term — … [continued]