Although the long-term benefits of renewable energy clearly outweigh the upfront cost, often not-for-profit community organisations simply do not have the upfront capital to fund the installation of solar and energy efficiency upgrades. In 2019, Healesville Community Renewalbe Energy (HCoRE) received a $90,000 Federal Government… Read More »Helping Not-for-profits get solar!
Yarra Ranges Council is collaborating with Monash University on their Active Energy Precincts Project, conducting a feasibility study on using microgrids, or localised electricity grids, in Yarra Junction and Healesville. Monash University is using their microgrid, smart energy, storage and commercial expertise to help these… Read More »Active Energy Precincts Project
The Yarra Valley Community Power Hub (YV-CPHub) was formed as part of Sustainability Victoria’s Community Power Hub initiative and launched in July 2021, finishing in June 2022. Utilising funding from Sustainability Victoria, the YV-CPHub was one of seven hubs formed across the state and were… Read More »Yarra Valley Community Power Hub