Tag: renewables

Lucija Kozina

From resistance to resilience: local approaches to renewable energy

The necessity of renewable energy projects across the globe is evident, yet debate continues over where these projects are best placed, why such resistance to new projects exists and the real benefit they generate for local communities. Businesses, policymakers, and residents alike debate the generation of jobs, community engagement and social cohesion, all whilst accepting the underlying principle that the global community must discover and successfully implement new methods of generating and harnessing energy. This tension is increasingly evident in Italy, the UK, US and other high-income economies but notably, we also see local communities working in partnership with businesses to embrace renewable projects and reaping the benefits in their backyards.

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