Community energy groups

  • BM Renew A volunteer group of Blue Mountains people working together to create community-owned renewable energy projects
  • CENREC A commnity group which has formed a coop in order to purchase and own one wind turbine from a yet to be built wind farm
  • CLEANaS community owned renewable energy solutions for Newcastle and Surrounds http://www.facebook.com/cleanas.org.au
  • Farming The Sun Australia’s largest community solar energy initiative
  • Hepburn wind First operating community owned wind farm in Australia
  • http://solarshare.com.au/ Canberra’s community solar project will generate as much power as is used by approximately 50 houses. The project will be close to 200kW in size and cost around $500,000.
  • LIVE is organising a community project that will cover the roof of South Melbourne Market with 3000 solar panels.
  • Mount Alexander Community Wind has completed the first phase of assessing community interest in the vision to have a community-owned wind farm
  • Mt Barker Community Windfarm community windfarm in WA
  • New England Wind first community-owned wind farm in NSW
  • SolarShare Canberra’s community solar project will generate as much power as is used by approximately 50 houses. The project will be close to 200kW in size and cost around $500,000.
  • Westmill Solar Farm The Westmill Solar Cooperative expects to be the first large scale solar farm cooperative in the UK
  • Westmill Wind Farm 5 x 1.3 MW wind turbines in the UK
  • Wind Cooperatives CENREC community co-operative to raise funds and purchase a wind turbine
  • Yarra Community Solar wants to create a medium-scale community-owned rooftop solar ‘power station’ in inner Melbourne

 

more links: http://cccommunityenergy.org/links/

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