Posts in the 'Caring for Environment' category

Australia’s First Community-Owned Energy Retailer?

Lateline 26 November interviewed Alison Crook AO, spokesperson for a new NSW consortium, Northern Rivers Energy (NRE), which has won a $54,000 grant for a business plan and feasibility study for Australia’s first community-owned energy retailer. They have

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Good Spender: Buy Social & Make A Difference This Christmas

Thinking of the looming commercialism of Christmas PWF is delighted to remind you of the Good Spender website so your Christmas spend can have a social impact – for both individuals and for communities.

About Social Enterprise And Good Spender

Good …

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A Successful Community Investment In ‘Micro Hydro’

The UK’s Stockport Community Hydro is a successful example of community investment. In this case, an English community near Manchester has invested in a micro hydro project, something that could be replicated here in Australia.

Financed By Crowd

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The ‘Air Car’ – Imagine Fuelling Up With Compressed Air?

I was amazed when I first heard about a ‘compressed air car‘, designed by an ex-Formula one engineer/environmentalist, and being developed by his company MDI in France, as well as by the large Indian carmaker, Tata Motors.

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Help Solar Citizens Skywrite A Message To Canberra?

The Solar Citizens organisation is planning a huge message in the sky over Parliament House, Canberra, on Wednesday (August 27). As I write they are about $1000.00 short of their $14,000 target. They say:

“Tony Abbott and the government are

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