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A Brief History of Renewable Energy on Guemes Island

A Brief History of Renewable Energy on Guemes Island

Q&A with Ian Woofenden, island renewable energy expert

 

The installation of the large solar-electric system at the Guemes Island General Store is a worthy time to reflect on the history of renewable energy on Guemes. Ian Woofenden, renewable energy expert and Guemes islander, has had a lot to do with that history.

 

In a brief article, Ian shares some history, provides some general information about renewable energy, and answers some "burning questions" about the solar installation at the store.

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