The Daily Telegraph maintains a solidly material focus on its readers’ aspirations. In the political solar system, it occupies a different planet to the Greens.
Community ownership of renewables is a largely untapped resource in Australia. But one wind farm has been running for a year, another is nearing completion, and a whole bunch of community solar projects are soon to be announced. Will large scale developers be able to leverage off the leadership from communities that is lacking from politicians?
The 2km setback rule for wind farm development has crippled Victoria’s wind industry and threatens the same in NSW. So what’s the reasoning behind it?
In one short radio interview, a prominent anti-wind campaigner managed to utter 14 whoppers about wind energy in Australia. The reality is that wind energy is cheap and is saving Australian consumers money.