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Wildpoldsried, a dairy farming town two hours’ drive west of Munich, harnessed its wind, sun and biomass resources last year to produce three times more energy than the population of 2,600 consumed — generating extra revenues of €6m ($7.4m).

How a German dairy town is milking renewable energy

Wildpoldsried, a dairy farming town two hours’ drive west of Munich, harnessed its wind, sun and biomass resources last year to produce three times more energy than the population of 2,600 consumed — generating extra revenues of €6m ($7.4m).

Wildpoldsried, a dairy farming town two hours’ drive west of Munich, harnessed its wind, sun and biomass resources last year to produce three times more energy than the population of 2,600 consumed — generating extra revenues of €6m ($7.4m).