Hundreds ran through what Tony Abbott described as a ‘forest’ of wind turbines last weekend – even the noted anti-wind politician Angus Taylor.
Category: Community Power
The plains of eastern Colombia are a tough land, yet Paolo Lugari has made a community that is not only habitable, but also prolific and sustainable.
Stem Inc. lands $5m in funding to extend its offer of advanced energy storage solutions for no upfront cost for commercial and industrial customers.
A WA proposal to use crowd-funding and community ownership to install solar and reduce reliance on diesel generation has attracted huge interest.
A 5-turbine project in north-west Victoria has become the first wind farm to receive local council approval since restrictive planning laws were introduced in the state a few years ago. The key may have been an innovative share ownership scheme that includes for the first time nearby landholders and farmers. The wind industry is watching with interest.
Replacing diesel on island grids with solar and other renewables is helping reduce massive fuel import bills. But replacing diesel fuel used in shipping is a much bigger challenge, which is why shipping, sailing and environmental groups are joining forces to try and create the first zero-emissions cargo network in the modern world.