The movement towards government support of local community renewable energy groups like Healesville CoRE, has received an incredible impetus from Independent MP for Indi, Dr Helen Haines, with her Local Power Plan, which includes a bill which she hopes to get through the Federal Parliament… Read More »Local Power Plan is an Incredible Game Changer for Community Renewable Energy!
Community Renewable Energy
We have continued to beaver away, working hard to bring our community information about renewable energy, together with opportunities to purchase solar and battery, and solar hot water systems for homes and businesses. See below for links to our website where you can get further… Read More »What has Healesville CoRE been up to Recently?
“Microgrids. Macro benefits.” MONDAY OCTOBER 12TH 7.00pm to 9.00pm This event will be run as an online webinar. Details to be provided on registration. Free community event. Launch of the Healesville Community Energy Hub with the Community Owned Energy Supply Company – Indigo Power! Learn… Read More »Healesville CoRE Energy Revolution is here!
Healesville CoRE Takes the Lead in Developing an Integrated Online Admin System for Not for Profit Groups
A major problem for not for profit voluntary groups is how to centralize their administration systems – no centralized email system or document storage, no centralized data base and no automated membership registration system etc. The sort of thing that most larger organizations just take… Read More »Healesville CoRE Takes the Lead in Developing an Integrated Online Admin System for Not for Profit Groups
Another Great Achievement for Healesville CoRE – Solar Systems for three Not for Profit Groups in Healesville!! We announced in earlier Newsletters last year that we had received an offer of funding from our local Federal MHR, Tony Smith, for $90,000 for three solar energy… Read More »The Magic Pudding Solar System!
Those of you who read our newsletter regularly will know that in May, just prior to the last Federal Election, our local MP for Casey, Tony Smith MHR, pledged Healesville CoRE $90,000 for three local solar energy projects. We copped some flack at the time… Read More »$90,000 funding from Federal Government for solar infrastructure in Healesville now in progress!
Many in our community were very upset at losing our community tip and having to drive to Coldstream to dump our household rubbish. But Council has now sponsored a feasibility study into the possibility of making constructive use of the old tip site by building… Read More »Is a significant solar farm getting closer for Healesville on our old tip site?
Getting Healesville CoRE on the radar with Sustainability Victoria and connecting with other community renewable energy groups in Victoria. Meeting between Sustainability Victoria, YR Council, and H’CoRE on Monday 23 September 2019 Very positive feedback to Healesville CoRE from Sustainability Victoria and from the YR… Read More »Getting Healesville CoRE on the radar with Sustainability Victoria
Great success for our solar energy event with Glen Morris at his Lab at Moora Moora on 14 September 2019. On Saturday, 14 September, Healesville CoRE held an information and solar equipment ‘show and tell’ event at Moora Moora Co-op on Mount Toolebewong at the… Read More »Great success for our solar energy event with Glen Morris
Photo by Michael Nardella We are very excited to bring you the great news that on Tuesday, 10 September 2019, the Yarra Ranges Council voted 5 votes to 3 to declare a Climate Emergency. The public gallery was overflowing with supporters of the motion, including… Read More »Yarra Ranges Council declares a Climate Emergency!!