We, a community group on the Central Coast can build, own and operate our own renewable power stations. This will provide environmental benefits, empower the community and protect us from future rises of the cost of electricity.
All the technology we need to realise this project has already been invented; groups in Australia and Europe have shown us the way to organize an energy co-op; Hepburn Wind has shown that a community group can manage a $15million project – this is not a pie-in-the-sky plan, but something that, although it might take a few years, will result in a tangible result . We all dream of sharing the ownership of our own power station.
It has already happened in other places of the world: