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