29 Aug '12, 9am

Bavarian Village Rakes in $5.7 Million/Year by Selling Green Energy

Small towns have no more excuses. Bavarian village Wildpoldsreid, with a population of about 2,600, has created a local economy that produces 321% more energy than it needs, selling the excess back to the national grid at a rate of $5.7 million annually. This little German powerhouse has utilized solar, biogas digesters, windmills, hydro power plants, and a natural wastewater system to reduce its own use and increase its energy positive output. Every hamlet, township, city, metropolis, and megalopolis can learn something from Wildpoldsreid.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/08/29/bavarian-village-rake...

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