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Category: Community Power

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Queensland councils to tap geothermal to slash energy costs

Queensland councils to tap geothermal to slash energy costs

Outback Qld Shire of Winton to build two 150kW geothermal plants in ambitious plan to supply their own locally generated power to council buildings.

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City of Sydney, property groups push regulator to allow shared energy

City of Sydney, property groups push regulator to allow shared energy

City of Sydney, Property Council call on AEMC to change rules governing electricity supply to incentivise shared, local distributed energy generation.

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Growth of energy co-ops slows down in Germany

Growth of energy co-ops slows down in Germany

German cooperative association DGRV says new registrations of energy cooperatives fell by 60 percent in 2014.

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How solar power is learning to share: The rapid growth of community solar gardens

How solar power is learning to share: The rapid growth of community solar gardens

A third type of solar in which consumers share renewable energy installations is set to take off this year — could represent a large market share of the industry by 2020.

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Victorian community solar 'bulk-buy' offer snapped up – 150 households in one month

Victorian community solar ‘bulk-buy’ offer snapped up – 150 households in one month

The second round of a Central Victorian ‘bulk-buy’ community solar scheme has attracted 150 registrations for rooftop solar in just 29 days.

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WA residential complex installs 2kW of solar for each apartment

WA residential complex installs 2kW of solar for each apartment

A new apartment complex in Perth has installed a rooftop solar array that effectively provides each of its 86 apartments 2kW of solar power.

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Victorian solar project to create 'perpetual' fund for community renewables

Victorian solar project to create ‘perpetual’ fund for community renewables

Tender launched to install 30kW solar system at former Woodend timber mill, use funds generated to reinvest in more solar, or ‘perpetual fund’ for community renewables.

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We need to talk about wind energy: Getting beyond the noise about turbines

We need to talk about wind energy: Getting beyond the noise about turbines

Young mother’s journey from silence to speaking up for wind energy highlights importance of open, honest communication in regional wind communities, without fear or manipulation.

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Another WA housing estate to trial solar + storage via 'shared strata' model

Another WA housing estate to trial solar + storage via ‘shared strata’ model

Another WA housing estate to trial solar, storage using unique shared strata model to benefit investors and tenants, cutting grid energy consumption by 60%.

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Communities are taking renewable power into their own hands

Communities are taking renewable power into their own hands

Community energy is one of the answers could be one of the answers to the current energy transition.

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'Bulk-buy’ community solar plan launches 2nd round offer in Victoria

‘Bulk-buy’ community solar plan launches 2nd round offer in Victoria

Central Victorian NGO launches 2nd round of bulk-buy community solar offer, in hope of attracting 150 more households to cheaper, easier rooftop solar.