An increased number of wind turbines and solar panels have helped Devon to increase its contribution in bringing cheap energy to the UK.
New figures from renewable energy centre Regen South West (RSW) revealed the amount of green power produced in Devon has more than doubled in the past year.
Electricity generation has increased from 176.42 gigawatt hours (GWh) in 2011 to 378.68 GWh in 2012.
Speaking to the BBC, Merlin Hyman from RSW said: "We have excellent local natural resources - the wind, our waves, the tide - and we can become much more self-sufficient."
However, several local residents, including north Devon councillor Rodney Cann, told the local Journal the south-west countryside is being blighted by turbines as the demand for green energy grows.
Mr Cann claimed there is "hardly a place" in Devon from where it is not possible to spot a renewable power source on the horizon.
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