A German Town Takes Charge of their Energy Needs

The World

Michael Lawton visits a small town in Germany that fought for the right to produce its own energy. Several residents of Shoenau built small hydropower and cogeneration plants in an attempt to get away from nuclear power as an energy source. When a utility company tried to outmaneuver the townsfolk for control of Shoenau’s power, the energy entrepreneurs protested  ? and won.

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