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Renewables Not Enough: World Needs Democratic, Decentralized Energy, says Report


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Renewables Not Enough: World Needs Democratic, Decentralized Energy, says Report

Jon Queally, staff writer

In order to build an adequate low-carbon 21st century energy system that scientists have said is necessary to stave off the worst impacts of climate change, a new report argues that the world must look beyond large-scale, centralized renewable projects—such as industrial solar and wind farms—and take up efforts to build more democratically-controlled and decentralized power grids.