grant towards a proof of concept Waste-to-Energy Micro-Power Station Network announced by the state government of Victoria.
Councils will receive the funding for the project: Ballarat, Hepburn, Central Goldfields, Macedon Ranges, Mount Alexander and Pyrenees Shire.
received by Hepburn Shire Council for the development of a final business case for the Waste-to-Energy Micro-Power Station Network.
received by the other councils towards extending the proposed facility across municipal boundaries so the network can be used for the entire region.
capacity of the co-generation power station, which will be fuelled completely by organic waste.
of organic waste will be diverted from landfill as a consequence.
cut in Greenhouse Gas emissions, equivalent to taking 20,000 cars off the roads.
likely savings for rate payers each year.
estimated Payback period of the project.
estimated average Return on Investment (ROI) for participating Councils.