On Energy Siting and Community Benefits Agreements

Across the United States, “residents are mobilizing against renewable energy projects when legitimate local concerns are ignored,” write CBI founder Lawrence Susskind, Sanjana Paul, and Jess Nahigian in CommonWealth Beacon. "This doesn’t mean that new clean energy infrastructure can’t be built, but local impacts need to be mitigated and compensated,” and “enforceable community benefit agreements can ensure that appropriate benefits are offered in exchange for hosting a facility.” 
Find the full article here, and read more from the CBI team on this subject in Anthem Press’s Resolving Land and Energy Conflicts, by Patrick Field, Tushar Kansal, Catherine Morris, and Stacie Smith.