I’ve written in my last few posts about my intention to focus in on models to pursue energy democracy–the idea that, as we transform our energy systems to run on renewable and stored energy, we should also aim for an equitable distribution of the ownership and control of these resources. There are a variety of ways … Continue reading An Energy Cooperative Grows in Spain
This post is part of an ongoing focus on Energy Democracy as a force within the energy transition. Polling conducted in the wake of the most recent US presidential election showed held results that would surprise both national Republican leaders and climate activists. 60 per cent of respondents who labelled themselves as “very conservative” supported … Continue reading What is Energy Democracy?
It may not look like much, but this developing waste management system may help communities deal with food and human waste, power public transportation and generate energy, all while lowering disease transmission rates. Biogas has faced a bumpy road so far and more challenges await, but the team of a startup project based in Southwest China thinks that now … Continue reading Untapped waste: Old technology sees new development in Southwest China