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The Solar City Project | Sep 21st 2009
Solar City project showcases to international audience
The Townsville Queensland Solar City project will be showcased to the world when international delegates descend on Magnetic Island later this month.
The Solar City Project | Apr 2nd 2009

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The Solar City Project | Feb 6th 2007
Solar City Project - an introduction
An Ergon Energy-led consortium has won the right to host a Solar City Project in Townsville as part of the Australian Government's Solar Cities $75m programme. The project will receive $15m in funding from the Australian Government and will be matched by a consortium contribution of $15m. The programme 'is designed to demonstrate how solar power, smart meters, energy efficiency and new approaches to electricity pricing can combine to provide a sustainable energy future in urban locations throughout Australia. It is a partnership approach that involves all levels of Government, the private sector and the local community'.
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The Solar City Project | Feb 6th 2007
Solar City information begins to flow
In September last year it was announced that Magnetic Island was to be the focus of a, $30 million, major sustainable energy trial under the Australian Government's Solar Cities programme. The Solar City Project is now beginning to take shape and, to inform residents and property owners about how the project is to work and how they might benefit from it, magnetictimes.com, in conjunction with Ergon Energy, the Australian Government and the Queensland Government, has begun a new, dedicated, web section in which readers can learn about the project as it develops.
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Readers comments
Syl Hayes In reply to Fair raises $15,000 for school
What a wonderful outcome for the school! I had a great time face-painting with Luke and Sasha, met lots of kids and parents,scored some great books at the Trash n Treasure stall, and even remembered to vote. Everywhere you looked people were enjoying themselves...such a tribute to the organisers. Well done!
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