COVID-19 Supplementary Funding Pool Scheme - Renewables for Energy Independence of Remote Communities: A Demonstration Project for the Tiwi Islands

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    The objective of this research project is to use the Tiwi Islands as a case study for assessing the technical and economic feasibility of using biomass as a fuel source, along with solar power, in remote Indigenous communities across northern Australia. If bioenergy is a viable renewable fuel source that can be produced onsite in remote communities, this would lead to greater energy independence, self-reliant communities with significantly lower costs of power production than conventional fuels, and a stronger local economy.
    Effective start/end date1/09/2131/10/22


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