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!
4. Iceland. (Yes, all of it) runs on clean, renewable energy.Iceland: A 100% renewables example in the modern era →
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 → . __________
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 →
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.