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  "In Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, for instance, Westmill Co-operative was established in 2004 by a group of local residents to create and operate a community-owned wind farm. West mill successfully attracted 2374 members and a share capital of £4.6m. With additional bank loan, the co-op purchased and installed five 1.3 MW wind turbines. Encouraged by the success, Westmill Solar Co-operative was recently formed to develop a 5 MW community-owned solar park with over 20,000 polycrystalline photovoltaic panels, enough to generate 4.8 GWh of electricity a year, or prevent 2000 tCO2 emissions annually." <ref name = "Lo 2017"> Lo, K., 2017. Grassroots Environmentalism and Low-Carbon Cities, in: Dhakal, S., Ruth, M. (Eds.), ''Creating Low Carbon Cities.'' Springer International Publishing, pp. 43–50. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49730-3_5</ref>.
 
  "In Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, for instance, Westmill Co-operative was established in 2004 by a group of local residents to create and operate a community-owned wind farm. West mill successfully attracted 2374 members and a share capital of £4.6m. With additional bank loan, the co-op purchased and installed five 1.3 MW wind turbines. Encouraged by the success, Westmill Solar Co-operative was recently formed to develop a 5 MW community-owned solar park with over 20,000 polycrystalline photovoltaic panels, enough to generate 4.8 GWh of electricity a year, or prevent 2000 tCO2 emissions annually." <ref name = "Lo 2017"> Lo, K., 2017. Grassroots Environmentalism and Low-Carbon Cities, in: Dhakal, S., Ruth, M. (Eds.), ''Creating Low Carbon Cities.'' Springer International Publishing, pp. 43–50. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49730-3_5</ref>.
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"In Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, for instance, Westmill Co-operative was established in 2004 by a group of local residents to create and operate a community-owned wind farm. West mill successfully attracted 2374 members and a share capital of £4.6m. With additional bank loan, the co-op purchased and installed five 1.3 MW wind turbines. Encouraged by the success, Westmill Solar Co-operative was recently formed to develop a 5 MW community-owned solar park with over 20,000 polycrystalline photovoltaic panels, enough to generate 4.8 GWh of electricity a year, or prevent 2000 tCO2 emissions annually." [1].

  1. Lo, K., 2017. Grassroots Environmentalism and Low-Carbon Cities, in: Dhakal, S., Ruth, M. (Eds.), Creating Low Carbon Cities. Springer International Publishing, pp. 43–50. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-49730-3_5