All things energy, from solar and wind power to efficiency and off-grid living.
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.