Island of Samsø, Denmark

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Samso, the Danish island where the residents have completely eradicated its carbon footprint by using wind power. via Magdalena Cepellini Ortiz

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Samsø

Samsø

Residents of the Danish island of Samso managed to completely eradicate its carbon footprint through the exclusive use of wind power. Every single person on the island owns a wind turbine, and the island generates enough electricity to sell power to the mainland. It’s the largest carbon-neutral settlement on the planet, and serves as an inspirational example of self-sufficiency for the rest of the world.

Going off-grid doesn& have to mean giving up luxuries like hot tubs, blended drinks, flat-screen televisions or electric razors. In fact, as proven by the

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You can never have too many roses (from the lovely Danish garden and blog: Høneballehaven in Samsoe

Høneballehaven in Samsoe

Samso is officially a zero-emission island.

Samso, the Danish island living off-grid

Samso is officially a zero-emission island in Denmark.

Windmill in samsoe (denmark)

Windmill in samsoe (denmark)

Samso is beautiful / Samsø er smuk

Samso is beautiful / Samsø er smuk

Tells how the people of Danish island of Samso decided to use wind energy to power their lives and became the

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