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Community energy co-operatives: green neoliberalism or a radical alternative?

Initially the concept of the ‘green economy’ sounded promising;┬ácombining environmental and economic critiques of capitalism to consolidate a radical vision of a new society. Changes in the way we consume (and subsequent reductions in ‘productive’ labour), localised forms of collective production and equitable distributions of resources seemed to form a constellation of concepts closely associated with libertarian socialist aspirations. 882 more words


Electricity for all? New research assesses the successes and failures of community-based micro grids

In this post Lorenz Gollwitzer, Research Student at SPRU,┬ádiscusses with us his recently published paper that introduces a new methodological and theoretical foundation for studying the reasons for successes and failures of community-based micro grids… 242 more words


Community Energy Forum

Transition Town Guildford are excited to host a special presentation on Community Energy projects by eastern states researcher Jarra Hicks.

Jarra is a Founding Director of the Community Power Agency and PhD Candidate at the University of New South Wales. 264 more words


Inside Guelph: Canadian Urban Institute award

Here I am on Rogers TV talking about a City Builder award I recently accepted from the Canadian Urban Institute, on behalf of the many people inside and outside City Hall who are working to make Guelph even better. 12 more words

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