15 Jun '13, 2pm

Drumbeat: June 15, 2013

As Islandboy pointed out a few minutes ago I made a mistake and started a new thread on the last Drumbeat, minutes before this Drumbeat was posted, perhaps Leanan might not be upset if I repost the following. As some readers of Drumbeat might have realised, my passion is community energy co-operatives, I believe that giving ordinary individuals the means to control their own energy future can solve a lot of problems at the macro and micro scale. Currently in Ireland an enormous opportunity has opened up for Ireland to export some its enormous wind resources to keep the lights on in Britain but a pushback from the communities in which the wind farms will be built is now beginning to be organised, I wrote the following in a political forum in Ireland but I believe that the main points can be applied anywhere in the world, I would appreciate the thoughts of TOD readers on thi...

Full article: http://www.theoildrum.com/node/10035

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