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Community Power Project Celebrates Energy Milestone

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 11th February 2019 -  A remote Victorian town is closer than ever to its goal of running entirely on renewable energy by 2022, after hitting the major milestone of generating enough solar to power over 170

Transitions Film Festival Presents Visions for a Better World

Contributor, Tuesday, 5th February 2019 -  The eighth annual Transitions Film Festival returns to Cinema Nova this February with another inspiring line-up of world-changing films. Showcasing local and international documentaries

Directors Show Concern for Climate Change

Kyrn Stevens, Wednesday, 5th December 2018 -  Climate change and social issues rated highly in the Australian Institute of Company Directors 2018 Director Sentiment Index. Kyrn Stevens looks at the results. For the first time

Power In the Hands Of the Community

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 22nd October 2018 -  Jarra Hicks is co-founder of Community Power Agency, a not for profit with a vision of putting the power back in the hands of the community. She is is this week’s Changemaker. Whether

Social Enterprises Making the Most of Equity Crowdfunding

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  Equity crowdfunding has been labelled the way of the future for social enterprise, with one community-owned renewable energy retailer raising over $500,000 to expand across Australia.

New Partnership to Deliver Blockchain Renewable Energy Trading

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 3rd April 2018 -  A new business partnership will look to make renewable energy more accessible and affordable in Melbourne, through a commercial deployment of blockchain renewable energy trading.

Project Looks to Boost Renewable Energy Use at NFPs

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 14th November 2017 -  A new program is set to be launched in Melbourne, which will enable not-for-profit organisations to install and benefit from renewable energy systems. The project is a collaboration

The Australia Institute to Continue Legacy as Climate Institute Shuts its Doors

Wendy Williams, Monday, 3rd July 2017 -  Australia’s first non-government organisation to focus solely on climate change has shut its doors after more than a decade of climate advocacy work, passing the baton on to the

Power Company Supports Renewable Energy in Community Organisations

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 20th June 2017 -  An Australian power company is supporting not for profits and community organisations to build small-scale renewable energy solutions. Powershop’s Your Community Energy initiative…

Renewable Energy Jobs Reach 10 Million Worldwide

Wendy Williams, Friday, 26th May 2017 -  Renewable energy now employs nearly 10 million people worldwide, according to a new report. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released a report on Wednesday, providing

LEGO Reaches 100% Renewable Energy Target

Rachel McFadden, Tuesday, 23rd May 2017 -  LEGO, the world’s leading children’s toy manufacturer, has reached its 100 per cent renewable energy target three years ahead of schedule. To achieve its target, the LEGO Group…

Rural Town Creating Sustainable Business Model for Renewable Energy

Ellie Cooper, Wednesday, 14th December 2016 -  A small town in central Victoria is creating a blueprint for rural towns to transition to renewable energy and is calling for the support of impact investors. Newstead, with a population
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