The Australian renewable energy industry is currently going through a period of unprecedented growth. The projects that have been built or are currently under construction are creating significant job and investment opportunities for local people and businesses. The Clean Energy Council has profiled a number of these projects, focusing on the benefits that they are bringing to local communities.
Neoen charging forward with the world’s biggest battery
Neoen’s partnership with Tesla to build the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in South Australia has enabled the company to have a significant positive impact on the local community. Read more.
Community spirit drives ACCIONA forward
ACCIONA’s Mount Gellibrand Wind Farm highlights the importance of community engagement when developing a renewable energy project. Read more.
Canadian Solar shows how renewables can create a brighter future for regional communities
Three solar projects currently being built in rural Queensland highlight the fantastic benefits that renewable energy can bring to regional communities. Read more.
Genex Power's renewable energy hub the gold standard for innovative renewable energy projects
Located 270 km north-west of Townsville, Kidston was once home to the largest open-cut gold mine in Australia. The mine’s closure in 2001 decimated the small town’s population, but Genex’s renewable energy hub promises to bring much-needed jobs to the region. Read more.