Australia’s green-energy recession – Al Jazeera

A welder at Eureka's Future factory in Melbourne works on a solar-powered water heater [Jarni Blakkarly/Al Jazeera]

A welder at Eureka’s Future factory in Melbourne works on a solar-powered water heater [Jarni Blakkarly/Al Jazeera]

Melbourne, Australia – On the industrial fringe, one factory making solar energy hot-water tanks has become a meeting point for the environmental movement and the moribund manufacturing industry.  

While the Eureka’s Future factory looks identical to others lining the street, inside young environmentalists from the inner city and lifelong hardened factory workers from the suburbs are transforming this former private company into a not-for-profit, workers-owned cooperative.

Full article – http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/06/australia-green-energy-recession-150608074408692.html

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