"Have you encountered this term, dépense? There’s always this surplus of potential energy, and in a growth economy the prevailing attitude would demand that you use that surplus energy to do something like refurbish your house, decorate and add value to it - or even take up a new hobby and spend money on something frivolous. Dépense runs counter to that narrative and says actually what you should do with your excess energy is waste it—but waste it in ways that are culturally and socially enriching. So if we went on a walk into a forest, that would be an example of dépense because we haven’t grown the economy in any way."
Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.