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"In 1997, Samsø won a government competition to become a model renewable energy community. At the time Samsø was entirely dependent on oil and coal, both of which it imported from the mainland.[1]
An offshore wind farm comprising 10 turbines (making a total of 21 altogether including land-based windmills), was completed, funded by the islanders.[4] The people of Samsø heat their homes with straw burned in a central heating system and they power some vehicles on biofuel which they also grow. Now 100% of its electricity comes from wind power and 75% of its heat comes from solar power and biomass energy.[5] An Energy Academy has opened in Ballen, with a visitor education center.[6]"
Source; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sams%C3%B8#Renewable_energy
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The answers are all around us. It is mostly about will.. We can do anything we set our minds to, as the Samso Islanders did in 1997. It is even easier to do what they did now. 
 If we continue to go down the dirty rat hole of coal, nuclear and oil, we get the same thing that The Penguin got from Batman... in the movie. It is not pretty or nice, as we see from the Gulf Ecological and Humanitarian Disaster that is coming in slow motion... like a car going off a cliff, but slowly, inevitably. 
The Little Island and Its Big, Green Victory 
Green Lifestyle  (tags: danish havenCO2emissionseco-friendlyenvironment,greenlivingconservation ) 
 Simone - 190 days ago - independent.co.uk 
The Danish haven of Samso is one of the world's first industrialised places to become energy self-sufficient - a great boost for a country about to host a summit on climate change. Tony Paterson visits the windy isle.
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