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Eco Island: Isle of Wight Developing England’s Largest Sustainable Community
Posted By Matthew Bartlett On November 25, 2011 @ 5:20 pm In Design,Environment,Reader Submitted Content,Renewable Energy,Urban design | No Comments
Off of England’s southern coast, the Isle of Wight is developing the largest sustainability project in the country . By 2020, “Eco Island”  will become a net exporter of energy, and residents will see their electricity bills drop by 50%. The island will become a precedent for renewable energy and sustainability practices, and an example of Prime Minister David Cameron’s “Big Society” concept for the UK.
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 largest sustainability project in the country: http://www.atissun.com/blog/5614/uk-will-transform-isle-of-wight-into-eco-island-by-2020/
 “Eco Island”: http://www.eco-island.org/
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