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Excerpts from report by Catalan News/ACN:
“Work begins on first community-owned wind turbine in Catalonia
The project will generate equivalent energy consumption of 2,000 families saving around 6,000 tonnes of CO2 each year
28 November 2017 12:53 PM by Alex Rolandi, Barcelona
This week marks a first in Catalonia in the field of clean energy, as work began on the first community-owned wind turbine project….
The project, entitled Living from the air in the sky, and developed by wind energy cooperative EOLPOP, …. already has the support of 380 people, but a further 120 people are needed to cover the cost of the initiative, ….
One of its promoters, Pep Puig, said that the aim of the project is to “democratize” electrical infrastructures allowing people to “own it.”…. He hopes to have it up and running by Christmas.” Read the entire article here: http://catalannews.com/society-science/item/work-begins-on-first-community-owned-wind-turbine-in-catalonia