Renewable energy sources, namely wind and solar power are most suited to small scale, local generation. Decentralised electricity generation at a community level is slowly becoming a reality, with projects like Westmill and the Hepburn Wind Project providing real life success stories. I hope to develop a platform that enables community members to work out the logistics of installing local renewable generation, ranging from working out required capacity to identifying suitable sites and offering cost estimates.
Idea No. 414