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Solar Energy and Community Projects

Solar Energy and Community Projects | Green & Sustainable News | Scoop.it
What does it take to cook up a community solar project? A dash of crowdfunding, a pinch of grassroots outreach, and a generous helping of persistence. That’s the word from San Francisco nonprofits RE-volv and Everybody Solar.

Via Hans De Keulenaer
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EU needs integrated system to promote renewables

EU needs integrated system to promote renewables | Green & Sustainable News | Scoop.it
The need for a more integrated system at EU level for promoting renewables - adopting new targets for the period after 2020 and possible solutions that could help boost investments - were highlighted in the non-binding resolution on renewable...

Via Hans De Keulenaer
Duane Tildens insight:
"We all expect the share of renewables to grow, but we will only be able to accommodate such growth if the required infrastructures are in place," he said. "Intermittent renewables need not only flexible back-up and energy storage, but also a modernization of the existing grid-infrastructure. That is quite expensive, so we should do everything we can to bring costs of renewables down."
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