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Energy Drinks – One Week Away

Wednesday 18th November, 5-8pm Book your free ticket! Keep up to date with what is happening in the area around sustainable energy and meet and network with passionate individuals. Now in its fifth year, the North Coast Energy Forum brings together industry, government and community to learn, share and progress renewable energy in the North Coast.  This […]

Updates from the Tyalgum Energy Project

A Plan for Energy Self Sufficiency The last few months have been positive for the Tyalgum community energy project in exploring the feasibility of independent energy supply, with the release of the feasibility study developed by Energy For The People. Funded after successfully winning a grant from the Office of Environment and Heritage, Energy for the People were engaged […]

Lismore Community Solar

Another successful project milestone! On the 13th October Lismore City Council approved the borrowing of $360,000 in total from Farming the Sun – Lismore Community Solar! These loans ($180,000 each) are the central legal agreement between Lismore City Council and each of the Community Solar companies. Each loan will fund a 100kW solar farm ~ […]

Enova Energy Half Way to Target

In 7 Weeks since the Share Offer opened, Enova Energy is closing on half way to achieving the minimum start-up capital target of $3 million.   Become a share holder! Help create Australian history, pre-register online to be part of this exciting venture and meet the Enova team at upcoming information meetings.  For more details:  www.enovaenergy.com.au […]

Join us at COREM’s Fundraising Launch

COREM’s Fundraising Launch 4 – 10pm Sunday 18th Oct at the Mullum Civic Hall The Fundraising Launch is a celebration and vibrant reflection of Mullumbimby and it’s passion for sustainability and the power of people coming together to work towards a common goal. All proceeds will be donated to our first Community Owned Renewable Energy Project on […]

The final solar panel on Broken Hill solar power plant installed!

Monday, 12 October 2015 FINAL BROKEN HILL SOLAR PANEL INSTALLED Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts and Environment Minister Mark Speakman today visited Broken Hill for the installation of the final solar panel on AGL’s new 53 MW Broken Hill solar power plant. The plant, which will generate enough renewable energy to power […]

Bioenergy in the Northern Rivers

What are the benefits? What are your concerns? A project initiated by the Northern Rivers BioHubs Consortium You are invited to participate in an interactive workshop to assess community support for prospective bioenergy projects in the NSW Northern Rivers region. Bioenergy is a form of energy produced from biomass, i.e. materials derived from plants, animals […]

Science week Webinar

Teaching climate change – the problems and the solutions You are invited to attend a free webinar on regional climate change projections and resources. Held during National Science Week, this webinar will be of interest to any secondary and tertiary educators in science, geography or environment. About the webinar: access and share regional climate projections from the NSW and […]

Social Licence for Bioenergy

Expression of interest for community engagement consultant needed The Northern Rivers BioHubs Consortium (Lead Agency Nimbin Neighbourhood and Information Centre) has been funded by Regional Development Australia Northern Rivers and NSW OEH to undertake the NR Bio Hubs project. The project involves pre-feasibility investigations into 3 potential biogas projects in the Northern Rivers – at […]