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Jan 17 Parisian community recognised for its geothermal heating network [1]

2018[edit]

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Communities lead governments on climate action, Nov 14 [2]

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Tesla battery will power unusual community storage project in Western Australia, Jul 11 [3]

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Germany: How a small town reclaimed its grid and sparked a community revolution, Feb 28 [4]

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South Australia: Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant, Feb 4 [5]

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Empower Generation: Women Are Leading The Energy Revolution In Nepal, Jan 29 [6]

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How This Small Town In Mexico Uses Solar Power For Economic Justice, Jan 24 [7]

2017[edit]

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Solar power's popularity is on the rise in Saskatchewan, Nov 24 [8]

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New York City: This Brooklyn, New York Clean Energy Experiment Is Going Global, Nov 20 [9]

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Costa Rica's electricity generated by renewable energy for 300 days in 2017, Nov 22 [10]

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Solar energy ‘like light from heaven’ for rural Nicaragua, Nov 13 [11]

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New Zealand Aims to Transition to 100% Renewables by 2035, Nov 7 [12]

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Rural Rwanda is home to a pioneering new solar power idea, Oct 9 [13]

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Zimbabwe: Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe, Sep 11 [14]

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Community energy UK: £1 billion solar programme for social housing tenants was launched in England and Wales, Sep 4 [15]

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Malawian NGO Community Energy to install 45KW solar energy grid for villages in Mchinji, Aug 18 [16]

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Chile’s Energy Transformation Is Powered by Wind, Sun and Volcanoes, Aug 12 [17]

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Community energy UK: Mongoose Energy completes community energy deal to power 4,500 homes in England, Aug 7 [18] “By the community sector working with the private sector you will see more of it (battery storage) very soon,” Emma Bridge, Community Energy England [19]

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Illinois's Cook County Helps Solar Energy Cooperatives Rise and Shine, Jul 19 [20]

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Community energy USA: Hundreds of US mayors endorse switch to 100% renewable energy by 2035, Jun 26 [21]

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Denmark Danish Energy Cooperative Lets Consumers Collectively Build Wind Turbines, Jun 21 [22]

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Germany: How Residents of Hamburg Reclaimed the Power Grid, Jun 21 [23]

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Community energy UK: Local energy firms power 130,000 homes - the power of your community revealed, Jun 20 [24]

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Community energy USA: How Electricity Cooperatives in the US are Paving the Way for a Renewable Future, Jun 19 [25]

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Costa Rica Could Reach 300 Days Running on Clean Energy, Jun 17 [26]

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Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power, Jun 15 [27]

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Hawaii: Fossil-free islands: A blueprint for sustainable development? Jun 14 [28]

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India news: Hop on the bandwagon: #GoSolar bus tours Delhi to make solar power cool, Jun 11 [29]

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China news: Solar power lights up the path to prosperity, Jun 12 [30]

Oceania: World Bank announces project to bring renewable energy to 45,000 people in Vanuatu, Jun 1 [31]

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Western Australia: Blackout parties: how solar and storage made Western Australia farmers the most popular in town, May 15 [32]

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How A Man With No Coding Experience Built An App That’s Bringing Solar Power To Yemen, May 8 [33]

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Victoria backs renewable energy community hubs with $900,000 investment, Apr 28 [34]

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Barcelona: El ayuntamiento crea Barcelona Energia para autoabastecerse de electricidad, Mar 30 [35]

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Meet the First Nation Above the Arctic Circle That Just Went Solar, Mar 28 [36]

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India news: Solar power lights up remote villages in Rajasthan, Mar 27 [37]

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New York City: Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves, Mar 13 [38]

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What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy, Mar 6 [39]

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Energy positive: how Denmark's Samsø island switched to zero carbon, Feb 23 [40]

2016[edit]

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Three lessons for cities in Denmark’s clean-energy revolution, Jun 30 [41]

2015[edit]

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours, December 14 [42]

Cities And Regions Moving Towards 100% Renewable Energy, December 8 [43]

Renewable Energy Now Employs 7.7 Million People Worldwide, May 19 [44]

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Kenya: The startup that's powering rural Africa with affordable, smart microgrids, May 13 [45]

This striking chart shows why solar power will take over the world, April 15 [46]

2014[edit]

Energy: Thriving On Five Percent? March 3 [47]

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CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from Community energy and is for news and comment in that global or international context.


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2019

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Sep 2 Scotland news: When a renewable energy revolution meets the landscapes of Orkney, the result is quite beautiful [48]

2018

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Dec 1 New Zealand: Virtual power station hailed as 'a game-changer' [49]

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Alaska can save its economy and environment by investing in renewable energy. What are we waiting for? Feb 22 [50]

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Energy democracy way to go for Indonesia, Feb 1 [51]

2017

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Community energy UK: An energy system vision for a community energy-led future? Dec 1 [52]

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California news: Will Public Banking Bring More Clean Energy Programs to California? Sep 28 [53]

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Australia: What about the people missing out on renewables? Here's what planners can do about energy justice, Sep 10 [54]

Support local action now to build a cleaner energy future, Jul 14 [55]

The Case for Local, Community-led Sustainable Energy Programs, Jun 19 [56]

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Community energy UK: Off-grid living: it's time to take back the power from the energy companies, Apr 11 [57]

2015

The co-benefits of community energy, October 8 [58]

See also[edit]


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