Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans?

Electrifying Africa–But at What Cost to Africans? Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs. By Elizabeth Bast, Emira Woods and Janet Redman, September 16, 2013. A liquefied natural gas carrier near Sea Point, South Africa. (Derek …

Community-Owned Transmission?

Community-Owned Transmission? | Written byJohn Farrell |No Comments | Updated onNov 15, 2012 Share on linkedinShare on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services10 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://www.ilsr.org/community-owned-transmission/ The enormous growth in local renewable energy is decentralizing the electricity system, often supplanting …