Community Energy 4 Goulburn

 

Community Energy. It's time.

Community energy projects are financed and owned by the community, who control, manage and operate the project. The community also share in the profits it generates.

CE4G has been set up to spearhead local community renewable energy projects in the Goulburn region of NSW, starting with a 1.2 MWp solar farm in Goulburn.



 

FIVE HUNDRED AT CONGRESS

Community energy congress in Melbourne attracts big crowd.

Over 500 people from all over Australia attended the second Community Energy Congress in Melbourne on Feb 27-28. Two delegates from CE4G were there to attend the numerous seminars and meet other like minded community groups all interestetd in community energy.

Held in Melbourne Town Hall, this was the second national Community Energy Congress, the first held in Canberra in 2014.  The mood was upbeat and positive about the future of community energy in Australia. And it gave CE4G the opportunity to meet others who are setting up a whole variety of projects that will provide alternative energy sources and channels to the large coprporates currently dominating the energy market in Australia.

Many of the seminars were packed out with standing room only for some delegates.

 

Ed Suttle, from CE4G, networking with other delegates at the conference.

 

"Remember us - we'll still be around in 2050" say some young people from Goulburn.

Why Community Energy?

"Too often, policymakers and industry representatives assume that financial stakes are enough reward for the public. .... [but] people come together ... to do the right thing, get to know each other, and create a sense of community."  Read more, and watch the inspiring video.

What's going on, Australia?

"Across the world, 54% of people considered climate change a “very serious problem,” in Australia this figure was only 43%."  Read more.

 

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