Community solar may be next big thing in Australian renewables

Published by Renew Economy. View the original article here.

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The momentum for a big push into community solar projects appears to be gathering pace, with several different organisations planning public launches in the next month, and suggestions that several dozen projects could be built on NSW rooftops in coming years. Continue reading “Community solar may be next big thing in Australian renewables”

Invest carefully: wind energy innovations are rarely kosher

Published by Barnard on Wind. View the original article

Wind energy is a big business world-wide, with billions of dollars flowing around at various levels. And as in any large and growing market, a wide variety of people are attracted to it.  Most are solid, competent professionals. Some are superstars.  A slightly larger percentage than in other fields are engaged in part because it’s the right thing to do, not just something they can do well and make money. Continue reading “Invest carefully: wind energy innovations are rarely kosher”

French Town Has Too Much Money To Spend Thanks To Wind Turbines, Mayor Says

Published by The Huffington Post. View the original article here

It’s no secret that there’s money in wind power, but $3 million worth?

That’s the current budget of Arfons, a small rural town in southern France, and Mayor Alain Couzinié says he believes the amount is too much for the town to conceivably spend, France’s The Local reports. Continue reading “French Town Has Too Much Money To Spend Thanks To Wind Turbines, Mayor Says”