Category: Community

Morna Colbran (Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre) & Erland Howden (Blue Mtns Renewable Energy Co-op)

Solar Crowd-funding Launched!

With an article in this week’s Blue Mountains Gazette, we have launched our first crowd-funded community solar project. With your help, the Chip in for Solar project aims to raise $4000 to pay for a solar installation on Winmalee Neighbourhood Centre’s roof – in addition to the $4000 generously donated by Westpac as part of its Natural Disaster Recovery Fund. CHIP-IN For more details… 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 →

BMRenew Launch: 2-4pm Sat 10 Aug at Lawson Public School Hall

Launch: Sat 10 Aug

You are invited to the official launch of the Blue Mountains Renewable Energy Co-operative. 2-4pm, Sat 10 August Lawson Public School Hall For over a year now, Blue Mountains Renewable Energy Cooperative has been an evolving idea which is now becoming a reality. As a registered cooperative, we can formally embark on our vision to create affordable, decentralised, locally owned,… Read more →

Radio Blue Mountains

Featured on Local Radio

BMRenew was featured on Shirley Lewis’s “The Global TV Show” which airs 10-11am every Monday on 89.1 Radio Blue Mountains FM. Noni McDevitt and Sue Morrison joined Sharon Wilkinson from Stop Coal Seam Gas Blue Mountains to talk about how locally owned and generated renewable energy can replace fossil fuel energy. [separator] Download the podcast of Episode 6 “Energy As… Read more →