Aboriginal community near Kalgoorlie WA expects to displace 20% of its electricity use after installing a 36kW solar system using the “impact investment” model.
NSW community group The Valley Centre is working with Aboriginal communities, focusing on rebuilding the resilience, self-determination and sustainability. Solar plays a key role.
New charts showing the suburbs around Australia that are leading the charge on rooftop solar – and could wind up leading the charge on battery storage, too.
Four out of five solar households interested in battery storage, with one out of four households considering using battery storage to quit the grid altogether.
Community energy group Repower Shoalhaven has reached its $143,500 target in just 7 days in its third funding round, which will put solar on local NSW businesses.
Wannon Water says 800kW wind turbine planned for Portland water reclamation plant will significantly reduce energy costs, pass savings on to customers.
Climate Council’s latest data on household solar uptake suggests rooftop PV could soon be as “common as insulation” in some parts of Australia, with more than a dozen suburbs now recording penetration above 50 per cent.
A proposal for what could be Victoria’s largest collaborative solar farm is set to be announced on Thursday in Wangaratta, at the council-owned site where it would be built.
CEFC teams with Westpac and energy services company Verdia to help Australian businesses with energy saving, electric vehicles.
Repower Shoalhaven – the community energy group behind two successful crowd-funding projects – is set to launch its third round of solar fundraising, to put another 100kW of solar on local NSW businesses.