Victoria town seeks partners for 100% renewable energy plan

Last Modified: Mon Jan 02 2017 14:21:43 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 100%
    energy from renewable sources within 5 years - The Victorian town of Newstead is seeking proposals from potential project partners who could help refine its plan to meet this objective.
  • 2,340,000 kWh
    of energy consumed annually for the 400 or so homes and businesses within the immediate township.
  • 1.7 MW
    of installed solar power capacity is estimated to power the township.
  • $200,000
    grant approved by the Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio for the current evaluation phase. Local network operator, Powercor, is co-operating on data, network capacity and tariff design.
  • 23
    Expression of Interest received from energy solution providers.