1560: Westmill Solar Cooperative - community energy project
With farmers facing ever greater pressures to diversify and ever-rising energy prices, renewable energy projects offer an opportunity to diversify and insulate against these pressures; involving the community is arguably an even better way of doing this. Westmill Solar Cooperative hopes to illustrate this
Year of Publication2012
Westmill Solar Cooperative is a pioneering ‘community energy’ project and an interesting case study of one option for on-farm renewable energy generation.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Renewable energy > Non-biological resource technologies
- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Fossil Fuel Substitution
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