Australia pioneers renewable power

Small Australian island hopes to inspire communities around world as it meets energy needs with renewable power

Last updated: 13 Apr 2014 03:12
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Engineers on a small Australian island are claiming to have perfected renewable energy supply for sustained periods.

At times, all of King island is powered by renewable energy, meeting the needs of its 2,000 inhabitants.

Despite using diesel, it is hoped it will make renewable energy a viable option for other small communities around the world.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from King island, Australia.


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