Author: Greg Pahl, author of Biodiesel: Growing the New Economy and Natural Home Heating: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options, has been following renewable energy issues for more than 25 years. He lives in Weybridge, Vermont.
"Short of building an ark or two, this sensible, readable handbook offers the best prospects for collective investment in an uncertain future." by Carol Van Strum, Department of the Planet Earth iAs the world passes through Peak Oil and society begins to Powerdown and Relocalize, this book will be of tremendous assistance to citizens and communities. Greg Pahl succinctly outlines why we need to use much less energy and then gives options and examples of how renewable energy can be produced locally. This handbook should be on the work-desk of anyone planning for a Post Carbon world.i oJulian Darley, founder and director Post Carbon Institute The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook should be in the hands of every community activist across North America. It promises to be the catalyst that finally moves community ownership to the forefront of renewable energy development. oPaul Gipe, author of Wind Power: Renewable Energy for Home, Farm, and Business Greg Pahl's Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook is a lucid, easy-to-read guide to what citizens of the planet can do about our energy dilemmas." oDan Berman, author of Who Owns the Sun?