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RADAR: Democratizing the Grid

Peter Toth

Institute for Local Self-Reliance, December 2014

Institute for Local Self-Reliance, December 2014

As changes to the electric grid alter the relationship between utilities and consumers, a new report outlines the possibility of a more radical shift towards energy democracy. While transitioning to renewable generation is valuable in and of itself, I think it is imperative to leverage this opportunity into positive economic and social impacts as well.