Category Archives: Regional energy

Taking action for a Clean Energy Future for Wingecarribee

Participants at CANWin’s 20 November workshop, A Clean Energy Future for Wingecarribee, wanted more than interesting, or even challenging, talk. The focus was on what we can do. This post is your invitation to join one of the working groups that are forming in response. Just scroll down to the heading, Clean Energy Working Group Participation .

Workshop planning outcomes

Workshop discussion groups outlined their action proposals during the plenary session

The four featured speakers gave an eye-opening overview of the urgency, options, challenges and successes of clean energy generation in regional Australia. You can find this exciting story in the Workshop Proceedings, which are now available for download (PDF 3Mb).

In addition, Matthew Wright, founder of Beyond Zero, has made the slides of his presentation available as a PDF (7Mb).

Workshop participants identified five initial tasks, which will each be tackled by one of the working groups that are now forming. Continue reading

Clean Energy Workshop: First reactions

Matthew Wright discusses the zero carbon energy generation

Matthew Wright, CEO of Beyond Zero Emissions, gave a summary of existing technologies capable of meeting Australia’s electricity needs within 10 years. Some of these are practical for Wingecarribee.

The energy and enthusiasm of more than 100 Wingecarribee locals stored information and set ideas flowing.
Clean energy is practical now.
Keep watching this website for more information.


Preliminary draft of the proceedings is now available here.

Press reports from the workshop:
Local champions for clean energy
Think tank yields clean energy ideas
People power behind clean energy