Thurgoona Community Action Group
During 2017, the Thurgoona Community Action Group (TCAG) raised the concept of a solar farm for the Thurgoona area. The Thurgoona/Wirlinga Precinct Plan provides for additional power sub-stations once an additional 4,000 homes are completed. The TCAG decided to pursue the feasibility of the concept and approached the Albury City Council, and also the local Member for Albury, Mr Greg Aplin, to seek support.
The TCAG recognised that the group would benefit from the work that RAW Energy has already done. RAW Energy welcomed this initiative and will provide information and support where possible.
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Community Forum on Renewable Energy for Thurgoona, 30th November, 2017
The forum was organised by the Thurgoona Community Action Group with the support of RAW Energy and AlburyCity. 72 members of the Thurgoona community attended and it was facilitated by Tammy Atkins and Sue Gold. Speakers Bobbi, Matthew Charles-Jones and Mark Judd provided excellent content and food for thought and the audience was actively engaged with the subject matter. Listening to the questions and discussion afterwards indicated a desire by the community to move forward on this project. Links to the forum's presentations can be found here: https://goo.gl/bV79iE
Here is a link to the final TCAG workshop report by Sue Gold and Tammy Atkins [download PDF]