Can an entire region transform to being self-supplied by 100 per cent renewable energy in less than ten years? Yes, explains Søren Hermansen from Denmark who spearheaded his island’s efforts to become energy independent and even a clean energy exporter.
The Sustainable Hour of Power: Interviews with Peter Yacono, director of the documentary film ‘Our Power’, and Matt Purbrick, co-author of the book ‘Grown & Gathered’. Listen to The Sustainable Hour no. 160 on 94.7 The Pulse: » To open
Reports from a climate emergency petition peak moment in Canberra, a congress about community power in Melbourne, and from New South Wales where the so-called ‘Bentley Effect’ has been transforming local communities. Welcome to the Sustainable Hour on 1 March
A sustainable hour about community energy on 23 November 2016. Our inspiring guests in the studio are: Nicky Ison and Manny Pasqualini from Community Power Agency – among Australia’s leading experts in community energy (they enter at 28:30 min in
In The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 5 October 2016 we meet liberal ex-senator Peter Rae at the All-Energy 2016 conference for a talk about the federal government’s spin and mistruths around the renewable energy targets in South
[CLIMATIC ROOT TREATMENT] is a series of blogposts seeking to uncover and understand the deeper roots of society’s problems with taking appropriate action on the climate emergency, and to explore the advantages we could see once the action sets in.
On the cusp of an energy revolution: Meet Countrywide Energy’s director Geoff Drucker who is building two large solar farms in regional Victoria. He is joined by Andrew Lucas from Geelong Compost who is organising a half-day seminar in Geelong
We invited community planner Pat Onesta from Hawaii, who recently moved to the Surf Coast, to be our guest in the 75th Sustainable Hour for a talk about communities and renewable energy projects, energy efficiency, eliminating waste and about how
Warming up to the UN conference in Paris in December 2015, the 74th Sustainable Hour was an hour about climate change, justice and betrayal, pollution and apocolypse, onshore gas mining, the documentary films ‘Frackman’ and ‘Voices from the Gasfields’, with
On 15 April 2015, around 30 people met at South Barwon Community Centre to discuss the possibilities of starting up a community-owned renewable energy project in Geelong. Below you can listen to excerpts from the meeting – in shape of separate