A recent poll said 63 percent of Americans support renewable energy investment…in theory. But in practice, Not-In-My-Backyard (NIMBY) opposition to new energy infrastructure prevents about 45 percent of renewable energy proposals from being built across the country, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.-Lee Patrick Sullivan, Energy Now.
Friday, January 20, 2012
NIMBY vs. Renewables
Just found an interesting quote that speaks nicely to the post I wrote yesterday about local opposition to solar farms: