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Join us on Thur Nov 15th @ 12.30 pm at the Korumburra Library Meeting Room, Cnr Commercial & King St (old council chambers) for a free Energy Information Session.

Warns against giving in to high pressure solar salesmen providing exaggerated claims for panels, encouraging hasty decisions and pushing people into debt they may not be able to afford.

The Co-op is promoting energy efficiency actions for business, through energy auditing as well as encouraging solar PV and solar hot water.

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October 2016 e-Newsletter

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So Why Are DC Motors So Good?  And AC Motors So Bad?

There are many ways in which energy can be saved.  They can be placed into two basic groups: what we buy and use in the way of equipment and appliances and how we use them.  It's

From the editor’s desk...  Please attend the Co-op’s AGM and follow-up to our August Storage forum in August -- details inside this issue!  It's on Saturday 7th November at 2pm in the Angling Club

From the editor’s desk…  With all the new exciting advances in storage technology, we thought it appropriate to focus on battery storage this edition of the Newsletter.

From the editor’s desk…

From the editor’s desk...
Welcome to a special edition of the Energy Innovation Co-op’s newsletter—one purely focussed on community energy.

This edition features info on retro-fitting an old beach shack to be comfortable and energy efficient.

In this edition

Page 2  Chair’s Update

            HESS program

Page 3  E-car and E-bike, a first hand account

Page 4  About the Energy Innovation Co-op

Solar panel fuses, system monitoring & energy audits in our Oct Newsletter.

Features solar PV case study (2011 installed 2kW system Inverloch), update on Southern Solar Hub progress, details of activities March-June 12 and a report on Co-op Planning Day Jan 2010.

Features notice of Co-op AGM with ATA’s Craig Memery speaking on small wind turbines, reports on Co-op’s website and Green Guide and updates on our solar information sessions.

Welcomes Co-op’s Helen Page, progress on solar bulk buy and Climate Communities energy efficiency workshops.

The Co-op has 99 members, a sustainable houses tour and planning day at Inverloch and business planning via Social Traders.

AGM news & Rhys discussing electric vehicles, an energy efficient house, optimal tilt for solar pv, Bass Coast Landcare farm audits, Bass Coast Council sustainability actions and the Zero Carbo

Details the Co-op’s formation and focus, Wonthaggi Energy Innovation Festival, a 2kW wind-turbine on Phillip Island, electric vehicles and South Gippsland Secondary College Year 8 MAD (Making A Dif

EICo-op’s first newsletter by Cassie Wright details the Co-op’s plans and ideas, our Activity Day at Bass, Transition Towns movement, a case study of Solar PV and ideas for a logo.