Renewable energy

Orkney Islands - 100% Renewable Energy

Monday, 29 June 2015

The Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland are the first part of the UK to be powered by 100% renewable energy. In 2014 excess power was exported to the UK.

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Dr Stephen Bygrave

Beyond Zero Hero

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Dr Stephen Bygrave tells us why renewable energy is a viable choice for Australia, challenging the present government’s take on the coal industry, and shares insight into what keeps him motivated.

At Home With Tone

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

A satirical look at dinner in the home of Tony Abbott... Tony, Margie and the girls sit down for a celebratory roast on the night of the spill, day 510 of his reign as PM. Watch Tony demolish his dinner faster than the renewable energy sector.

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Poo power!

Wednesday, 3 December 2014

A great new idea can help Australian pet owners live more sustainably by using their pet's poo to power park lights.

Power Shift

Power Shift Youth Climate Summit

13-15 July, 2013
Presented by AYCC (Australian Youth Climate Coalition), Power Shift is the largest climate summit in Australia. Over 2,000 young people will come together to ensure climate change is at the forefront of the federal election agenda. At a critical time leading to the September election, the three-day summit will include incredible speakers and workshops for youths to take action and make a significant difference. Guests include James Hansen, Tim Flannery, Samah Hadid, Claire Hooper, Bill McKibben, Lucy Lawless and many more.

Where: Monash University, Melbourne VIC.
When:13-15 July, 2013.
Click here for registration and more information.

Clean Energy Week

Clean Energy Week 2013

24 - 26 July, 2013
Clean Energy Week, Australia's largest event for the renewable energy industry is back, and this time it's coming to Brisbane. Hosted by the Clean Energy Council, the week delivers the latest news on policy and technology developments, and provides attendants with the opportunity to network with other businesses and contacts. The program includes development days, conferences and dinners.

Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Qld.
When: From 7:30am, 24-26, July 2013.
Cost: Click here for details.
Click here for more information.

Earth Hour

Switch on to renewable energy

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Earth Hour has quickly become the world’s largest environmental movement, and it’s back this year with a strong message to send.

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Repower successes

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

AYCC's director Ellen Sandell muses on the success of thousands of Australians coming together to prove to politicians it's time to get proactive about renewables.

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