Overview of the project
Local and citizen led energy production/control.
- 13 citizen wind turbines, 26 MW of installed capacity,
- 42 million euros of investment,
- a production capacity of 60 million kWh
- and nearly 2000 people involved.
100% of funds from citizens. Subsidies and revenues from wind farms for network animation.
This is a citizen led association that was founded in 2003 based on the idea that inexhaustible and decentralized natural resources must be exploited and benefit the local areas. 100% citizen led projects have been developed and are mainly Wind turbine farms all around the city of Redon in the north-west of France. The association offers trainings, swarming and accompanies citizen in their creation and leadership for new projects. The association's philosophy: Priority on saving energy and creating renewable energies led by citizens. Thoughts and reflections on energy must be a global issue applied to a local level. Everyone must reduce their energy consumption and make production methods less energy-consuming.