23 July 2012

Port Augusta backs solar thermal power

Port Augusta backs solar thermal power - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Port Augusta residents have voted overwhelmingly to support solar thermal power to replace the city's coal power stations.

A community vote has seen 3,500 people vote for either gas or solar thermal.

A total of 98 per cent have chosen solar thermal.

The vote was organised by the Re-power Port Augusta group, with Daniel Spencer from the group saying the current operators Alinta Energy also support the change.

Read the full article

The final outcome in actual vote numbers is posted on Facebook by the 100% Renewable group.

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