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Are You A Locavolt? Thinking About Local Energy Issues

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Wouldn’t it be nice if all the energy we used could come from local, renewable resources? Here’s a great article from the San Francisco Chronicle about people who are trying to make that idea a reality. (You can also read the article here on Common Dreams.)

It explains that just as a “locavore” is someone who eats locally grown food, a “locavolt” is someone who seeks energy created from local, renewable resources. One “locavolt” idea mentioned in this article is a concept Mother Earth News readers may already be familiar with, community supported wind


If this gets you started thinking about producing energy locally, here are a few other resources you might want to check out.

What are some of the energy issues where you live? You can share your thoughts by posting a comment below.