Registration for each of these events will open 3 weeks prior.
We look forward to seeing you there.


Healesville CoRE is again planning to run a very interesting and engaging program of free community education & information events during 2020, with one event every two months, financed by a Community Development grant from the Yarra Ranges Council.

Our Program is currently being produced by our enthusiastic and dedicated team of volunteers so please check back here at the end of January 2020 for our updated program information.

In the meantime put these dates into your diary so you don’t miss out! Online registration will open 3 weeks prior to each event!

The dates and titles of events for 2020 are:


Event 1 –  Solar Electricity Production & Storage & Yarra Ranges Council’s Community Solar & Battery Offer. 

Monday 2nd March. 7.00-9.00pm. 2 hours. Online registration required.


Glen Morris, Healesville’s renewable energy guru. Glen, through his business, SolarQuip trains installers of solar systems and also runs a demo lab of solar equipment used by companies and universities for testing and displaying equipment. He is a wealth of information on solar energy systems for electricity and hot water

Yarra Ranges Council Solar Savers’ Team

EKO Energy, the Solar Savers’ installation company being used by Yarra Ranges Council

Mondo, the inventor & developer of the Ubi monitoring device that enables great electronic feedback to customers from their solar systems and also enables participating in a Micro Grid for local communities

Event 2 – Solar Hot Water & the Healesville Community Solar Hot Water Bulk Buy – Thursday 7 May. 7.00-9.00pm 2 hours. Online registration required.


Glen Morris from SolarQuip. See info about Glen under our first event above

Solar Hot Water Bulk Buy supplier, Reclaim Energy, who will explain the Bulk Buy offer we are running for the Healesville and surrounding community and how you can participate to get a great deal.

Event 3 – The Healesville Energy Revolution!! A Community Micro Grid? A Community Energy Retailer? A Community Solar Farm?

An energy revolution is in process for our town!!?  – Sat 20 June. 10.30am – 12.30pm 2 hours. Online registration required.


Mondo will inform us about the Healesville Micro Grid, the electronic equipment that will make this possible and how we can benefit individually and as a community with a Micro Grid

Indigo Energy, the community energy retailer, will tell us how the Healesville Community can participate in using a community energy retailer whether you are part of the Micro Grid or not

Yarra Ranges Council will outline the latest information on the Healesville Solar Farm

Event 4 – Making Our Homes More Comfortable to Save Money & the Environment without Investing in Solar Panels & Batteries –

Sat 8 August. 10.30am – 12.30pm 2 hours. Online registration required.


*Alan Pears OA former lecturer at RMIT & home energy efficiency consultant

*Glen Newman the home energy efficient expert from Enviroshop with solutions for renters & home-owners!

NOTE: 10% discount on Enviroshop products on display at this event

Event 5 – Healesville Net Zero Town: What have we achieved and plans for the future.

Monday 12th Oct – 7.00-9.00pm 2 hours. Online registration required.

Speakers: To be announced closer to the event.