RePower Alice Springs is looking at how communities around Oz are taking charge of renewable electricity generation, such as the initiative in Port Augusta (pictured). Report by ERWIN CHLANDA. UPDATED, Federal poll pledges.
Talking about CoolMob's roadmap, what is the elephant in the room? Nuclear power. We have plenty of uranium within a stone's throw of town (anyway, the quantities needed are minuscule). The area is geologically stable – ideal for storage of waste. And we are a long way from the national power grid. The answer? Image: Conceptual drawing of a two module reactor. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.