Grants unlock microgrid opportunities in regional and remote Australia

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:43pm, first published June 9 2020 - 9:45am
Camel power sculpture at the entrance to Birdsville.

Diesel generation is one of the largest cost burdens borne by remote communities, which has focused a lot of interest on a feasibility study into microgrids to take place at Birdsville, Windorah, Burketown, Mapoon, and Cape York.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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