Community energy projects aim to produce cleaner, cheaper electricity and keep profits local

By Ethan Hamilton
Updated April 18 2021 - 11:09pm, first published April 16 2021 - 10:00pm
SolarShare chairman Nick Fejer at the Majura Valley Solar Farm. Picture: Karleen Minney

The way Australia produces electricity is changing. The traditional one-way, centralised market is being disrupted. Small communities are taking part in their energy future, getting together to produce electricity in their own towns. These communities want cheaper, cleaner electricity as well as local opportunities, and they're tired of waiting.

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