Sun, wind, and the rebirth of extractive economies: renewable energy investment and metanarratives of crisis in Greece

@article{Argenti2015SunWA,
  title={Sun, wind, and the rebirth of extractive economies: renewable energy investment and metanarratives of crisis in Greece},
  author={Nicolas Argenti and Daniel M. Knight},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={781-802}
}
In the midst of economic crisis, the Greek state has taken the unprecedented step of opening many of the nation's closed business sectors to international investors. Opportunities for multinational investment have been most prolific in the arena of renewable energy, where foreign prospecting in solar and wind energy is soaring. This article discusses two renewable energy initiatives: photovoltaic parks on agricultural land in Thessaly, central mainland Greece, and a planned wind farm… 
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