Green Visions: "If you have a roof, what is stopping you?"

Feb 6, 2019

Wind turbines north of Hannover
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Dr. Josef Pesch isn't having it.

"All I heard was 'this is impossible,'" he says. "So boring."

A leader in Germany's community-focused renewable energy transition, Pesch dismisses the naysayers who thought the energy grid could only withstand 3-5% renewable energy or it would be "the end of the world."

50-100% later, Pesch says the world hasn't ended.

You can hear Adam Reinhardt's complete conversation with Dr. Josef Pesch in Community-Based Renewable Energy and the Future of Energy Democracy here.