Community renewable energy projects are taking off around Australia and the world. They are an empowering, practical way for communities to take real action to reduce their carbon emissions and take control of their own energy supply.
Community energy projects can take many forms, utilising a range of structures, scales and technologies – from wind to solar, bioenergy to water power – and engaging communities in various ways – in initiating, developing, operating, owning and/or benefiting from the project.
The 4D’s of Community Renewable Energy Projects:
(The 4D’s taken from the Community Power Agency.)
There are about 20 community renewable energy projects currently operating around Australia, with over 50 more in development. Around the world, thousands of communities have initiated their own community renewable energy projects
September 29, 2016We are delighted that Coffs Harbour will be hosting this year's North Coast Energy Forum on Friday 25 November at the Showground. The 2016 theme is "The local energy revolution: Solar plus batteries p