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2021[edit | edit source]

Cutting energy consumption in Budapest, Jan 16 [1] ...Hungary

2020[edit | edit source]

Community-generated green electricity to be offered to all in UK, Jan 12 [2]

2019[edit | edit source]

This small German town took back the power – and went fully renewable, Dec 6 [3]

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New scheme to help community groups generate electricity, Dec 2 [4] ...Ireland

When a renewable energy revolution meets the landscapes of Orkney, the result is quite beautiful, Sep 2 [5] ...Scotland news

Parisian community recognised for its geothermal heating network, Jan 17 [6]

2018[edit | edit source]

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Virtual power station hailed as 'a game-changer', Dec 1 [7] ...New Zealand

Communities lead governments on climate action, Nov 14 [8]

Tesla battery will power unusual community storage project in Western Australia, Jul 11 [9]

How a small town reclaimed its grid and sparked a community revolution, Feb 28 [10] ...Germany

Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant, Feb 4 [11] ...South Australia

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Alaska can save its economy and environment by investing in renewable energy. What are we waiting for? Feb 22 [12]

Energy democracy way to go for Indonesia, Feb 1 [13]

Empower Generation: Women Are Leading The Energy Revolution In Nepal, Jan 29 [14]

How This Small Town In Mexico Uses Solar Power For Economic Justice, Jan 24 [15]

2017[edit | edit source]

An energy system vision for a community energy-led future? Dec 1 [16] ...Community energy UK news

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Solar power's popularity is on the rise in Saskatchewan, Nov 24 [17]

This Brooklyn, New York Clean Energy Experiment Is Going Global, Nov 20 [18]

Costa Rica's electricity generated by renewable energy for 300 days in 2017, Nov 22 [19]

Solar energy ‘like light from heaven’ for rural Nicaragua, Nov 13 [20]

New Zealand Aims to Transition to 100% Renewables by 2035, Nov 7 [21]

Rural Rwanda is home to a pioneering new solar power idea, Oct 9 [22]

Will Public Banking Bring More Clean Energy Programs to California? Sep 28 [23]

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Solar grid keeps harvests high, hospitals lit in parched rural Zimbabwe, Sep 11 [24]

What about the people missing out on renewables? Here's what planners can do about energy justice, Sep 10 [25] ...Australia news

£1 billion solar programme for social housing tenants was launched in England and Wales, Sep 4 [26] ...Community energy UK news

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Malawian NGO Community Energy to install 45KW solar energy grid for villages in Mchinji, Aug 18 [27]

Chile’s Energy Transformation Is Powered by Wind, Sun and Volcanoes, Aug 12 [28]

Mongoose Energy completes community energy deal to power 4,500 homes in England, Aug 7 [29] “By the community sector working with the private sector you will see more of it (battery storage) very soon,” Emma Bridge, Community Energy England [30] ...Community energy UK news

Illinois's Cook County Helps Solar Energy Cooperatives Rise and Shine, Jul 19 [31]

Support local action now to build a cleaner energy future, Jul 14 [32]

Hundreds of US mayors endorse switch to 100% renewable energy by 2035, Jun 26 [33]

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Danish Energy Cooperative Lets Consumers Collectively Build Wind Turbines, Jun 21 [34]

How Residents of Hamburg Reclaimed the Power Grid, Jun 21 [35] ...Germany

Local energy firms power 130,000 homes - the power of your community revealed, Jun 20 [36] ...Community energy UK news

How Electricity Cooperatives in the US are Paving the Way for a Renewable Future, Jun 19 [37]

The Case for Local, Community-led Sustainable Energy Programs, Jun 19 [38]

Costa Rica Could Reach 300 Days Running on Clean Energy, Jun 17 [39]

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Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power, Jun 15 [40]

Fossil-free islands: A blueprint for sustainable development? Jun 14 [41] ...Hawaii

Hop on the bandwagon: #GoSolar bus tours Delhi to make solar power cool, Jun 11 [42] ...India news

Solar power lights up the path to prosperity, Jun 12 [43] ...China news

World Bank announces project to bring renewable energy to 45,000 people in Vanuatu, Jun 1 [44] ...Oceania

Blackout parties: how solar and storage made Western Australia farmers the most popular in town, May 15 [45]

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How A Man With No Coding Experience Built An App That’s Bringing Solar Power To Yemen, May 8 [46]

Victoria backs renewable energy community hubs with $900,000 investment, Apr 28 [47]

Off-grid living: it's time to take back the power from the energy companies, Apr 11 [48] ...Community energy UK news

El ayuntamiento crea Barcelona Energia para autoabastecerse de electricidad, Mar 30 [49]

Meet the First Nation Above the Arctic Circle That Just Went Solar, Mar 28 [50]

Solar power lights up remote villages in Rajasthan, Mar 27 [51] ...India news

Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves, Mar 13 [52] ...New York City news

What rural Alaska can teach the world about renewable energy, Mar 6 [53]

Energy positive: how Denmark's Samsø island switched to zero carbon, Feb 23 [54]

2016[edit | edit source]

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Three lessons for cities in Denmark’s clean-energy revolution, Jun 30 [55]

2015[edit | edit source]

60 Minutes On This Bicycle Can Power Your Home For 24 Hours, December 14 [56]

Cities And Regions Moving Towards 100% Renewable Energy, December 8 [57]

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

Renewable Energy Now Employs 7.7 Million People Worldwide, May 19 [59]

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The startup that's powering rural Africa with affordable, smart microgrids, May 13 [60] ...Kenya

This striking chart shows why solar power will take over the world, April 15 [61]

2014[edit | edit source]

Energy: Thriving On Five Percent? March 3 [62]


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