Solar and wind projects can mean big bucks for communities – but only if they keep them local!
Category: Community Power
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.
Lismore is eyeing energy efficiency, a community solar farm, even a community retailer model to meet its 100% renewable targets.
Having helped block a local CSG development, Lismore sets sights on 100% renewables, including solar, run-of-river hydro and community owned projects.