Announcement - Ballarat Community Power Hub

Tarn Kruger and Ian Rossiter with BSG and Minister LilyThe Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio announced in Bendigo on Wednesday 19 July 2017 that BREAZE had been funded by Sustainability Victoria to operate the Ballarat Pilot Community Power Hub.

Pilot Community Power Hubs have been funded in Bendigo, La Trobe Valley and Ballarat regions to act as catalysts to develop community renewable energy projects.

BREAZE has committed to work collaboratively with the Bendigo and La Trobe Valley project teams to roll out information sessions, identify potential community renewable energy projects, investigate feasibility, identify potential partners and business cases for a number of projects.

BREAZE and partners from the Regional Sustainability Alliance Ballarat have identified a number of potential projects involving solar, biomass heating and biogas production. In coming weeks the governance structures for the project, communications and engagement plan and project delivery schedule will be finalised.

BREAZE's Ballarat Community Power Hub project team comprises Jane Lean, Peter Reid and Ian Rossiter.   Tarn Kruger (left) and Ian Rositer (2nd from right) are pictured with Lily D'Ambrosio (centre) at the launch.

Further announcements and media opportunities will be provided in coming weeks.

For further information, please contact Ian Rossiter () 0467 220 442

 

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