United Kingdom: Fracking protest village forms renewable energy company

Energy Live: Residents of the village that was the centre of anti-fracking protests have formed their own renewable energy company. Called REPOWERBalcombe, the new co-operative plans to install around £300,000 worth of solar panels on the rooftops of local buildings in Balcombe – hoping to meet around 7.5% of the electricity demand of the village. It also hopes to provide all of the village’s electricity need with locally-generated renewable energy in the long term. The co-operative launched its first......

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