Cake and Solar power at Lawson

While Canberra still debates renewable energy and climate change, locals in the Blue Mountains are getting on with real action. Blue Mountains Renewable Energy Co-op (BMRenew.org) has just arranged for 8kW of solar panels to be installed on the Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre building in Lawson. Powering the vital non-profit Mid Mountains Neighbourhood Centre, plus the many community events held… Read more →

2019 BMRenew AGM

Members and supporters are welcome to the Annual General Meeting of the Blue Mountains Co-Operative on 11 August 2019. The AGM will commence at 2pm, immediately following the monthly meeting. The agenda will include a review of the past year, and plans for the future, so please come along.   Members and supporters who are interested in joining the co-op… Read more →

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Sites for next solar project

With the MMNC solar project now fully funded, we’ve been on the lookout for the next location for community-funded solar. We can’t quite publicly reveal our next fundraising target just now, but we are seeking ideas for the next, and the next and the next… We are looking for sites that meet our criteria of being impactful, effective, provide broad… Read more →

BMRenew 2014 AGM

2017 AGM – 12th August

Our 2017 annual general meeting is just a few weeks away. This is an exciting time because members have a chance to really exercise their co-operative membership (Not a member yet? Join here. Still need to renew? Go here). Co-op AGMs aren’t like companies or even associations – members are active and have direct control over the co-op. When: 11am,… Read more →

House at night with lights - Inspiration DE

Saving energy at home: register your interest

During the recent SunCrowd solar and battery bulk-buy campaign, lots of people asked us about how to save energy at home – whether to reduce the bill-shock of losing the 60c feed-in-tariff, take best advantage of a new battery system or to keep getting better at saving energy and addressing climate change. Based on this feedback, we’re looking to develop… Read more →