Not In Our Backyard Popular Protests Put Brakes on Renewable Energy

Most Germans are in favor of the expansion of renewable energy -- provided the plants aren't built in their neighborhood. All over the country, local groups are coming together to stop solar, wind and biogas projects. But where can power plants be built if no one wants them in their backyard?
Von Wiebke Hollersen
Photo Gallery: Citizens against Solar
Foto: DDP
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Photo Gallery: Citizens against Solar

Photo Gallery: Citizens against Solar
Foto: DDP
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Photo Gallery: Citizens against Solar

Photo Gallery: Citizens against Solar
Foto: DDP
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Photo Gallery: Citizens against Solar

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan