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Power to change: Analysis of household participation in a renewable energy and energy efficiency programme in Central Australia

Havas, George; Ballweg, Julie; Penna, Chris; Race, Digby


The Australian government funded a national Solar City program (2008-2013) to support communities to increase adoption of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy technology. One community was Alice Springs, a town with about 9000 households in the geographic centre of Australia. The programme offered a package of support: free energy audits, discounts for the purchase of renewable energy technology and energy efficiency measures, and ongoing information. Households that adopted solar...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Energy Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2015.09.017


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