28 Apr '14, 5pm

Solar co-ops bring affordable green power to the people

Solar co-ops bring affordable green power to the people

While many people associate cooperatives with a place for hippies to buy organic food, the cooperative movement has actually grown far and wide, creating sustainable enterprises that generate jobs and strengthen local economies. Today, there are nearly 30,000 cooperatives in the United States, with more than 100 million members. From day care centers to hardware stores, cooperatives seem to be permeating every sector of society. So it's no surprise that cooperatives are making their way into the renewable energy field as well. A cooperative is a group of people acting together to meet the common needs and aspirations of its members, sharing ownership and making decisions democratically. Co-ops can be owned by workers, residents, consumers, farmers, the community or any combination of the above. What they have in common is that they are not about making big profits for shar...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2014/04/28/solar-co-ops-brin...

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