New govt initiative requires renewables developers to offer project stake to local community groups. Another allows locals to buy shares in new wind, solar, hydro projects for just £5.
Category: Community Power
Five towns NSW’s New England region have bid to become Australia’s first zero net energy towns. Even Barnaby Joyce is a supporter.
A new consortium hopes to become Australia’s first community owned retailer, with plans to build, generate and sell renewable energy in northern rivers region of NSW.
One NSW town has already expressed interest in becoming Australia’s first 100% renewable, and zero net energy town. Formal applications now open.
We’re an average family doing everyday things. The difference between your morning and ours is that you’re probably pulling your power from the grid.
Prepaid Solar says time right to tap one of Australia’s largest solar markets – the estimated 1.8 million vacant rooftops of the residential rental market.
Updated: Shoalhaven community energy group offers 6.5% return in 99kW solar system at NSW bowling club. Construction starts next week.
NSW Coalition Environment Minister Rob Stokes says renewables a ‘no brainer’ and best way to ‘democratise’ the energy system.