Renew 163 out now: Solar power pioneers, apartment future-proofing, closing the food loop, E-fuels, a Direct PV hot water guide, electric aviation and more!

In Renew 163, we present a direct PV hot water buyers guide, which explains what you need to know about this new and upcoming solar hot water technology. We also chat with Hannah Moloney and her partner Anton Vikstrom about how they live the good life, or a “good enough” life on their property near Hobart.

Rob McLeod examines the costs involved with disconnecting from the gas grid, Bryce Gaton takes a look at the electrification of aviation, Alicia Webb explains minimum demand, Tom Hawking explains how algae may well play a role in securing a better future for our waterways, Jo Thierfelder introduces us to a sustainable ecovillage in the hinterlands of south-west Australia, and we introduce you to some of Australia’s female solar pioneers who were instrumental in promoting solar to the masses.

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