This will be the first Australian community-owned wind farm. Shares in the Hepburn Wind Project will mainly be offered to the local residents of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. The initiative has emerged because the community felt that the state and federal governments were not doing enough to address climate change.
Embarking on a power change: Simon Holmes a Court is passionate about the potential for community-driven renewable energy initiatives. It's a process that has created unlikely leaders and trained a town in the tangible workings of community-owned infrastructure and profit share.(Cover story)
May 01, 2011; [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Do you ever wonder what happens to the lone individual, sitting behind a card table outside the...