Science & Medicine
Energy in the community: success and failure
In October 2014, plans for a 600 megawatt wind farm on the King Island were dumped. A major cause was a divided community. Rebecca Colvin tells a compelling story about what went wrong, of how the islanders split into pro and anti groups.
Meanwhile in Canberra, SolarShare is rolling out a community-energy solar farm. Lawrence McIntosh describes how they succeeded in getting their project running.
Dr Rebecca Colvin is from the ANU Climate Change Institute. You can read her paper here.
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