Renewable energy will never run out, does not produce carbon dioxide and is available to everyone regardless of their location.
Benefits of renewable energy to the economy include job creation, rents, rates, services and the production of affordable electricity; an essential component of any economy and reducing the impacts of climate change. The levels of funds staying within the economy are significantly increased if the schemes are owned or part owned by local people themselves and the knock on effect of money generated from the industry remaining within the economy.
People owning the means to generate energy through a co-operative organisation puts people and not money at the heart of our energy supply
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