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Coalition For Community Energy

Coalition for Community Energy

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Walk for solar online!

On Sunday 30 September hundreds of people will be gathering at MP offices around Australia to show their support for building Australia's first big solar thermal power plan in Port Augusta, South Australia.

If you can't organise or join a walk on the day please show your support by taking this simple online action:

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MEDIA RELEASE

Environment, health and community groups have gathered in Sydney today to discuss the future of wind energy in NSW. As electricity prices continue to rise for most NSW households, the groups have welcomed reports from South Australia that wind power is cutting pollution and lowering the wholesale market cost of electricity.

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Posted by Andrew Bray

 

 

If you’re in Melbourne you can hear some great segments on all things renewable on The Beyond Zero Emissions Radio show at radio 3CR (855 on the AM band)

If you’re somewhere else, just stream it live from radio 3CR - http://beyondzeroemissions.org/media/radio

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.... it's nice to know you have thousands of messages of support for renewable energy behind you.

A huge congratulations again to the hundreds of volunteers from 72 local groups who gave up their Sat morning sleep-ins and Sunday arvos in the garden with kids to have thousands of conversations about renewable energy over the past few months.

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Today, we're excitedly heading to Canberra to present a Report on 14,000 Renewable Energy Conversations - conversations held by thousands of you in every corner of the country over the last four months - to the members of the Multi-party Climate Change Committee.

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Posted by Friend
A cold winter night could not stop the residents of Armidale and New England from packing out the Armidale Town Hall to tell Tony Windsor that they want renewable energy as part of a carbon price deal.
 
Hadley White from local community group 100% Renewable New England said “we hosted the event

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Posted by anonymous

Dear MPCCC member,

I am a father of 3 young boys and after taking my oldest son Ronan to his soccer game on Saturday morning I will be heading out with 10 other members of my community group, the Mount Alexander Sustainability Group, doorknocking my town of Castlemaine.

I and members of our group have been doorknocking and talking to people in street stalls now for 2 months about the need for more government support for renewable energy and putting a price on pollution. In this time we have had conversations with hundreds of people.

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Climate Committee members are heading into a long weekend of the negotiations about the carbon price tomorrow and the polluters are up to the their usual tricks putting claims on carbon price money that could otherwise be going into renewable energy.

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Posted by Nicky Ison

Last Tuesday afternoon I lugged to the post office, letters to 226 Federal Senators and MPs on behalf of a substantial 111 community groups!  These community groups came from all states and territories across Australia.

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