Community Energy is the central idea behind Energy Locals, but it's still a pretty new thing in Australia. So what exactly is it?
Fundamentally, it's the belief that the end users of power - the everyday consumer - should be empowered over how energy is produced and delivered to our homes, and stand to benefit from the process. Community energy groups use a variety of company structures for their activities and regardless of what set up is used, our job is to provide local organisations with empowerment and benefits.
There are several levels on which Energy Locals is seeking to collaborate with Australian communities to grow this part of the market:
Community Energy is the vision that drives us and we look forward to working with you to help it become a reality.