Healesville CoRE in conjunction with Yarra Glenergy and HEWI is proud to present Al Gore’s follow-up documentary: An Inconvenient Sequel. Truth to Power.
Showing at Healesville Memo on November 23rd at 730pm.
The ABC has published a short article on off-grid power experiments in WA http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-18/living-off-solar-and-lithium-batteries-big-success-wa-farmers/8954740 – great to see!
Fact: The cheapest form of new power generation is renewable
Wind and solar are now the cheapest form of
new power generation in Australia.
Low wind prices are reflected in recent
contracts for wind.
Worldwide, the cost of large-scale wind and
solar plants continues to fall. Onshore wind costs
fell 18%, and solar PV costs fell 17% in the past
year. Globally, wind prices have reached
Sources: * Climate Council 2017
BNEF (2017) BNEF Research – New coal the most expensive
form of new supply.
Get in quickly, before the 15th August 2017. Victorian Councils, including Yarra Ranges, support pensioners to install solar with no upfront costs.
The next round of assistance is after February 2018.
own your home,
have a Government Pension Card (aged or disability),
are usually at home from 9am to 5pm,
have average to high electricity use (ask if you are unsure).
On Thursday 29th June 2017, an estimated 250 people showed their interest in a solar future for Healesville.
The event outlined the inspiration behind the project, and ideas to implement positive change in sourcing and using our own energy in the Healesville region.
Watch the full YouTube clip of the Community Gathering here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP0vujis2Us