News Digest Item
08 Jul 2016

“Local added value from a community wind farm”

Renewables International

Local financial benefits of a community-owned wind farm are eight times greater compared to one run by international firms, a study by the Institute for Distributed Energy Technologies (IdE) has found. International firms give fewer contracts to local service providers, don’t use local banks and do not operate the windfarms themselves and don’t provide investment opportunities, the researchers found.

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