In a competitive auction, Germany awarded contracts to 70 wind farms (807 MW total) at about US$0.06 per kWh – and 93% of the contracts went to community (i.e. citizen-owned) projects! This shows that community ownership and financial benefit does not have to translate into high energy prices.
Despite Trump’s stated intentions, renewables continue to grow in the USA. In March, solar and wind generated 10% of US energyfor the first time.