Phase one of a 4MW floating solar array being developed at a waste-water plant in South Australia has been launched – an Australian first.
Utility 2.0 is the shift to efficient, low-carbon, flexible electricity. But it won’t work unless it stems the flow of energy dollars out of communities.
A funding model based on ‘revolving loans’ has helped develop 35kW of community solar projects around Australia.
One of the many ways to boost renewables is to offer households a bulk-buy price for solar from an organisation they will trust.