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Power From the People coverPCI's Community Resilience Guide Power From the People was cited in this article on local energy action in The Nelson Daily.

From the article:

Cheap energy is becoming a distant memory, so what’s the solution to both escalating costs and spiralling usage?

As expounded by Herman Scheer – the architect of Germany’s feed-in tariff system that made his country a leader in renewable energy use – we need an energy system that has hundreds of thousands of owners instead of a few.

In other words, we need to democratize our energy system so it is “of the people, by the people, and for the people”.

Energy expert and author Greg Pahl adds a vital fourth description – “from the people” – and we now have a growing number of such examples in Nelson.

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