Entries by Donna Luckman

Unlocking Community Energy in Australia

The Coalition for Community Energy been working with Dr Helen Haines, Independent federal member for Indi in north east Victoria and local community energy advocates, in the development of  a plan for community energy for Australia. The community co-design process aims to develop a national policy to accelerate community energy especially in regional Australia. A Discussion Paper […]

Fund Community Energy Campaign

Fund Community Energy Campaign Right across Australia local communities are working hard to set up community-owned renewable energy projects to power their towns and buildings. But, like any new industry, they need financial assistance to achieve this. Communities unlike corporations don’t have large reserves of capital to draw on, making access to early stage funding […]

Virtual Net Metering

This Strategic Initiative of the C4CE is a project primarily funded by the Consumer Advocacy Panel, managed by the Total Environment Centre and undertaken by the Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS. The Steering Group also includes the Alternative Technology Association and Sustainable Regional Australia. The City of Sydney is a key project partner. Currently […]

Renewables for All

The Renewables for All advocacy project was undertaken to help create the policy settings and regulatory and market context that allows all Australians, no matter their income or living arrangements, to be able to directly benefit from clean energy solutions such as solar PV, storage and energy efficiency. Specifically, through this project we advocated to governments to […]