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Renewable energy in remote communities

Authors
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication Date
Keywords
  • K100 Architecture
  • K400 Planning (Urban
  • Rural And Regional)
Disciplines
  • Ecology

Abstract

This article is the result of a competitively tendered University-funded project, this brings together two major Government Policy areas: sustainable communities and use of carbon fuels, and is aimed at influencing the policy debate on the difficulties of linking remote communities to renewable energy production because of poor distribution networks. Linkage with the Sustainable Communities agenda is an essential ingredient, as the proposal is that the renewable energy technologies will be installed and maintained by the communities themselves.

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