100% Renewable Energy Powers All These Places, All The Time

by John Brian Shannon

A handy selection of jurisdictions where renewable energy has taken over completely. More locations will be added, check back for updates!

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4. Iceland. (Yes, all of it) runs on clean, renewable energy.

Iceland: A 100% renewables example in the modern era

Iceland

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3. Tokelau. A South Pacific Island. Runs on 100% Solar Power. Used to burn shiploads of expensive diesel and kerosene to create electrical power.

An Island (Tokelau) Powered 100% By Solar Energy
 
An Island (Tokelau) Powered 100% By Solar Energy →
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2. Samsø. An Island in Denmark. Citizen cooperative formed to power the entire Island. Sells excess electricity to mainland Denmark. Cooperative makes a tidy profit.

Introducing Samsø, A 100% Wind-Powered Island

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1. Güssing. Formerly near-bankrupt town in Austria runs on solar and locally-sourced biofuel. Oh, and they export solar panels, electricity, and biofuel, by the truckload. And town coffers are filling with clean gold.

Güssing, Austria Powered Entirely By Renewable Energy

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