On a small island off the coast of Denmark, a group of potato farmers have turned into power brokers, owning the wind turbines that have made their island a net energy producer.
A small town in Austria that had no significant industry or trade business is now thriving thanks to local renewable resources.
Switching to renewable energy can not only decrease fuel expenditures for many island populations, but can also show the world what can be done in the face of climate change.
A small town in Kansas has taken a disaster and used the opportunity to emerge stronger and greener. While RMI’s Reinventing Fire campaign lays out a blueprint for ending our addiction to fossil fuels, Greensburg, Kansas is an on-the-ground example of how renewables can not only power our communities, but also help them thrive economically at the same time.
Halfway between the island state of Tasmania and mainland Australia, tiny King Island is becoming a big leader in electricity generation, demonstrating that a high-renewables future is possible.