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
Tim Adams, principal of F2 Design and a member of the Geelong Sustainability committee, is our guest in The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse on 2 March 2016. He is full of good ideas and has got some 10-Star
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
Whether the Australian government likes it or not: The renewable revolution is rolling. Across the world, clean energy is booming, now producing more than 20 percent of the world’s electricity needs. And the clean energy is cheaper than polluting fossil
In The Sustainable Hour on 30 April 2014 we seek to understand the arguments in the power games which currently are taking place between the citizens and the regulators. To stand up for what is right you must first understand
In this Earth Day Special on 23 April 2014, The Sustainable Hour explores what our relationship with the natural world means, what we can learn from looking at old civilisations that collapsed, and from traditional, indigenous people. How moving from
While over a million Australian house-owners have placed solar panels on their roof, only very few community-owned renewable energy projects have been launched, for instance where citizens buy a share in a wind farm or a larger solar power plant.
The sky over Geelong is covered with dark clouds, but in the radio studio at 94.7 The Pulse during this hour it is going to be sunny – talking solar power, megawatts and feed-in tarifs up and down the walls.
On 26 February 2013, The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse was all about energy: community-powered energy and the shift from using coal and gas to solar and wind. We live in a democracy. But… how democratic are our energy
On 5 February 2013, The Sustainable Hour on 94.7 The Pulse embarked on an ‘Eco-Energy Quest’ together with Surf Coast councillor Eve Fisher who just returned from a study tour which took her to the United States, Canada, Germany and