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Cross benchers join in call for sensible energy policy

Independent Member for Indi Cathy McGowan has led a charge in Parliament by cross-benchers to push the government on sensible, community-focused energy policy. In a terrific speech, Cathy mentioned the work done by community energy groups including Totally Renewable Yackandandah (TRY), Renewable Albury Wodonga Energy (RAW Energy) and Benalla Sustainable Future Group:http://www.cathymcgowan.com.au/cross_benchers_join_in_call_for_sensible_energy_policy​This is the first […]

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Wodonga Community Solar

The Australian community solar movement continues to grow and evolve at a healthy rate. This is evidenced by the continued expansion of some of the nation’s most successful models such as Repower Shoalhaven and ClearSky Solar Investments. There is also a host of newly installed projects, now totalling over 70 nationwide.Seed fundingHere in Victoria the […]

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Funding to scope solar farm

Wodonga Council has been successful in securing a grant to conduct a feasibility study into developing a large scale solar farm where the benefits can be shared with the community. The study will seek to identify a parcel of land where at least two mega-watts of solar panels and an education centre could be sited, as […]

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Solar commitment shows the new way forward

It has become widely accepted that renewable energy will play an ever-increasing role in powering our economy into the future. That is based on a range of factors, not least of course the realisation that fossil fuels are both finite and a major driver of climate change. For Australian households, this most recently made a significant, everyday […]

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Wodonga Council and Renewable Albury-Wodonga secure $80,000 to conduct solar power feasibility study

Wodonga has taken a major step forward in becoming a renewable-run city with $100,000 committed to a feasibility study into solar power generation. Wodonga Council and Renewable Albury-Wodonga secured $80,000 from the Victorian Government’s New Energy Jobs Fund, boosted by $20,000 from council. RAW spokeswoman Bobbi McKibbin said the joint initiative was huge progress. “There’s a 12-month timeframe […]

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