By Rainbowsmiles Cheap land , pricey energyRising electricity prices in Queensland are forcing a soon-to-be retired single woman to become 100% energy self-sufficient, storing renewable energy onsite.
Homeowner Liza Jackson is going off the grid on Bribie island in Queensland. And she is one of many residents leaving the grid behind. With a population of 20,000 Bribie is the smallest and most northerly of three major sand islands forming the coastline sheltering the northern part of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia.
A survey revealed 75% of islanders are struggling to pay their bills, while 31% are sacrificing groceries to compensate.
Ms Jackson has already spent
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