In 2008 the City of Sydney launched a master plan – Sustainable Sydney 2030- The Vision.
The goal is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 18 to 26% below 2006 levels across the entire City of Sydney by 2030. This is to be achieved by building a micro-grid within Sydney, using biofuel, mini-hydro, photo-voltaic (PV) solar arrays and tri-generation power plants.
IEEE Power & Energy Magazine – 50 Ways to Leave Your Utility
In what ways can the concept of a micro-grid be applied to reduce costs and improve reliability?