Often talked about, rarely quantified – how much more revenue does a community-owned wind farm bring in for the community, as opposed to a project by out-of-towners?
Institute of Sustainable Futures investigates prospects of powering iconic Kangaroo Island with wind, solar and storage. But it is a race against time.
Byron Bay becomes first community to conduct full audit on its emissions, and map out a plan to reduce them to zero -with the help of solar, biomass, energy efficiency and transport and land use initiatives.
It takes a lot of energy to run all the LA lights. But could it all be green? LA City Council is considering a motion to direct the municipal utility to shift the city to 100 per cent renewable energy.
When the opportunity presented to bid on a solar, wind and storage project on the island of Eluvaitivu, 4km offshore from the Northern Sri Lankan town of Kayts, Peter Bulanyi didn’t hesitate. Here's how the project – 46kW PV array, six 3.5kW wind turbines, and a 100kWh lithium-ion battery bank – unfolded.
Wannon Water says 800kW wind turbine planned for Portland water reclamation plant will significantly reduce energy costs, pass savings on to customers.
New York rewrites the rules on utility revenues, helping the transition away from large, centralised power plants, to a 21st century network focused on clean technology and behind the meter resources.
Federal Opposition's newly launched Climate Action Plan will put nearly $100m towards developing a Community Power Network and a series of "regional hubs,” as well as an annual competitive grants program.
A consortium of large energy users led by the City of Melbourne has launched a tender for shovel-ready new renewable energy projects that have planning approvals in place, for the long-term supply of electricity.
The transition to 100 per cent renewables for Australia is inevitable, say the authors of a major new report. The only question is how quickly and how fairly it will be done – and that's where community energy comes in.
Plans to build a completely new, completely sustainable and off-grid community in Victoria's Gippsland Lakes district are gathering momentum. But can they win the approval of state government?
Nissan explores how vehicle-to-grid, battery storage, wireless charging, autonomous drive technology and the internet could combine to revolutionise how consumers use energy. But how close is this to reality?
The world’s largest manufacturer of office furniture will soon offset 70 percent of its total U.S. electricity usage with wind power .
One Step Off The Grid bids adieu to 2015 after a very successful launch year, with big plans for 2016 as battery storage becomes a “thing". Hope to see you then.
In a state first, St Peters College in South Australia will install a geothermal energy system to provide cheaper, renewable heating and cooling for its indoor pool facility.