Ynni adnewyddadwy cymunedol: adolygiad o’r sefyllfa bresennol a phosibiliadau’r sector unigryw hwn


Ynni adnewyddadwy cymunedol: adolygiad o’r sefyllfa bresennol a phosibiliadau’r sector unigryw hwn
(Renewable community energy: A review of the current situation and future possibilities of this unique sector)

Sioned Haf

The renewable energy sector is growing as states aim to curtail their carbon emissions and establish a more sustainable strategy to generate energy. Despite this, there are arguments that large-scale renewable energy developments do not contribute towards community sustainability and local economies. According to recent research, community energy projects – renewable energy projects that are part or fully owned by a geographically distinct community – are seen as a means of generating energy in a way that is more sympathetic, equitable and sustainable. This article reviews the current literature that debates the benefits and obstacles facing the community energy sector.


Reference:

 
  	Sioned Haf, ‘Ynni adnewyddadwy cymunedol: adolygiad o’r sefyllfa bresennol a phosibiliadau’r sector unigryw hwn’, Gwerddon, 20, October 2015, 10-29.
   

Keywords

 
    Community energy, renewable energy, community development, sustainable development, local ownership.
    

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