Wanted: Online Renewables Challenge Seeks Bright Ideas
Through December 10, the online OpenIDEO challenge is looking for ideas on what communities can do to lead the low-carbon transition.
“It may seem a little starry-eyed to think that communities can tackle this kind of challenge, but the reality is that they already are,” Bliss writes. So OpenIDEO “is calling on community energy producers and activists to share what they know.
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“After the research phase, collaborators will develop ideas to address specific challenges, and then test and improve the most innovative ideas,” he explains. “In the end, the OpenIDEO platform will become a hub for sharing the best ideas, connecting communities with people who can implement those ideas, and—with any luck—sharing real-world success stories.”