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The Age/SMH: Indigenous communities harness environmental, economic benefits of solar boom

Residents of the Iltjiltajarri Aboriginal community in central Australia used to have to truck in diesel along hundreds of kilometres of corrugated, dusty roads. Diesel powered the pumps that drew life-giving water out of the ground, but was so prohibitively expensive that 30 years ago the community pooled their funds and bought an early-model solar system and battery.

Published in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, 16 November 2021.

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