Author: Xavier

Low Carbon Living launches in the Blue Mountains

An exciting new initiative has launched in the Blue Mountains that promises climate-friendly benefits to local businesses and customers alike. The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute (BMWHI) has established Low Carbon Living Blue Mountains to encourage businesses to reduce their carbon footprint and promote their efforts online, allowing residents and visitors to support a low carbon local economy. It’s an important step towards… Read more →

Local businesses renew their energy

Blue Mountains business owners and leaders met on Wed 25 Nov 2015 to explore the challenges and opportunities of renewable energy. Renew your Business’ host Michael Skeggs said “It is heartening in the week of the Paris Conference on Climate that Mountains businesses are showing leadership on this critical issue for our planet and our economy. “In the Blue Mountains, there… Read more →

Participants at the Community Energy Congress 2014, Parliament House, Canberra

Community Energy Congress 2014

Michael, Erland, Andrew and Xavier from Blue Mtns Renewable Energy Co-op were lucky enough to attend the sell-out Community Energy Congress in Canberra last month. They joined over 300 people from community energy groups around the country, as well as renewable energy companies and policy-makers from all levels of government, to collaborate and grow a vibrant community energy sector in… Read more →

Michael presents at BM Renew launch

Packed house celebrates launch of BMRenew

It was a clear day on Saturday 10 August, just perfect for generating solar power, when around 100 local mountains people gathered in Lawson to hear BMRenew’s plans for community-owned renewable energy in the mountains. Chaired by former Federal Court judge and past president of the Australian Conservation Foundation, Murray Wilcox, the meeting was addressed by BMRenew members sharing their… Read more →

Happy holidays from BMRenew

Can you believe it’s Christmas already? Though the end of the year has certainly crept up fast, BM Renew has been busy laying the foundations for the first community-owned renewable energy group in the Blue Mountains (and wider Sydney region). [separator] We believe renewable energy has a place in the Blue Mountains, owned by the community for the community. [separator]… Read more →