2 Children’s Bikes at Repair Cafe

April 20, 2021 / From News

2 children’s bikes repaired by the Repair Cafe are ready for a new home.  Available via donation – all proceeds go to running of the Repair Cafe.  Please come along […]

Repair Cafe Family Day

April 14, 2021 / From News

Families were a welcomed addition to our Repair Cafe held last Friday 9 April 2021. The Family Day coincided with the School Holidays. There were children’s bikes, teddy’s losing their […]

Council to source the bulk of it’s energy from renewables from July

April 8, 2021 / From News

The Beagle published this article on 8 April 2021. Eurobodalla Council has signed a landmark 10-year agreement to source the bulk of its energy from renewables from July. Electricity generated […]

How to reduce the effects of natural disasters rather than just clean up after them?

April 8, 2021 / From News

The Doman published this article on 8 April 2021. A man — desperately begging for help from emergency services — dies in his car as it is swallowed by floodwaters […]

ALP Policy on EVs & Community Batteries

April 7, 2021 / From News

This article was written by the Labour Environment Action Network regarding the ALP National Conference 2021 held on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, by zoom.  LEAN (Labour Environment Action Network) […]

Solar Tax Mythbusting

April 7, 2021 / From News

This article appeared in Renew Economy on 1 April 2021. It is the Total Environment Centre’s response to the orchestrated misinformation campaign being waged in the media against the AEMC’s […]

Energy and Integrity

April 7, 2021 / From News

Listen to the Democracy Sausage podcast with Mark Kenny (ANU) interviewing Helen Haines. It is an interesting insight into the democratisation of energy https://overcast.fm/+Rrk7cnd2E March 23, 20210:0041:00

Aussie – Molly Taylor wins Extreme EV race

April 6, 2021 / From News

ABC News ran the following story about an exciting “extreme” EV race in Saudi Arabia. The race aims to highlight climate change by having a net zero emissions footprint. Read […]

Booming rooftop solar installations

April 5, 2021 / From News

Published in Renew Economy on 1 April 2021: Rooftop solar has continued to lead the rapid growth in Australia’s renewable energy sector, with more than 3 gigawatts of new small-scale […]

US leadership on reducing emissions

April 5, 2021 / From News

The Sydney Morning Herald published the following on 1 April 2021: The United States climate tsar John Kerry has told a conference that coal use must be immediately abandoned if […]

Community Batteries: what are they & how can they help our summers?

April 5, 2021 / From News

The Guardian published this article on 5 April 2021: Labor proposes funding batteries to allow households with solar power to pool excess electricity. Here’s what you need to know. In […]

Victoria cracking down on “solar installer cowboys”

March 29, 2021 / From News

The Age published this article on 28 March 2021: The state government is considering a ban on solar retailers selling door-to-door and cold calling customers to protect Victorians from predatory […]

‘Still far too low’: Australia’s electric vehicle industry says fourfold imports jump not enough

March 25, 2021 / From News

The Guardian reports on the increase in imports to Australia of EVs here.

20% increase in home battery systems in 2020

March 25, 2021 / From News

One Step Off the Grid published the following article by Sophie Vorrath recently: Australian households led the installation of more than 31,000 battery energy storage systems around the country in […]

SHASA supports 40km speed limit on Annette’s Parade, Mossy Point

March 23, 2021 / From News

SHASA strongly supports the petition calling on the Eurobodalla Shire Council to undertake a Speed Zone Review on Annette’s Parade, Mossy Point, from 45 River Road to the Mossy Point […]

Do you want tax payer money spent on fracking and gas pipelines?

March 23, 2021 / From News

Lock the Gate Alliance has distributed this letter: The Federal Government is asking for feedback on how they can spend taxpayer money on the gas fracking industry, as they develop […]

Moo’s News 4th Edition – Out Now!

March 22, 2021 / From News

In plenty of time for Easter, the Moo’s News team have released yet another bumper edition. Full of stories, poems, recipes and links to available services – all written by […]

NRMA CEO talks electric

March 21, 2021 / From News

The CEO of NRMA Rohan Lund writes in the Open Road recently about our electric future. Read all about it.

Support new renewable energy industries

March 12, 2021 / From News

Solar Citizens have released a new report that has hit the headlines and it shows how Australia can build a bright economic future by using cheap renewable energy to power […]

Exciting Solar Investment Opportunities

March 7, 2021 / From News

View this email in your browser In the next few months we will be offering investment opportunities in four projects.  Kitchen Food Company Riverwood NSW   Two 100 kW roof mounted […]

Men’s Sheds in Bateman’s Bay and Narooma now powered by Solar!

March 4, 2021 / From News

The Southcoast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA) is committed to assisting community/non profit organisations to install solar and/or batteries on their facilities to cut their electricity costs and help them […]

Sign on & call for a Victorian Community Energy Target!

March 4, 2021 / From News

With our friends at Friends of the Earth Melbourne we have created a new petition calling for a Victorian Community Energy Target. Sign-on today to throw your support behind the community energy sector.  […]

Show your support to keep the Narooma Visitors Centre

March 4, 2021 / From News

If you feel strongly about the ongoing loss of community facilities such as the Narooma Visitors Centre, which our council is closing and intending to lease out, then please sign […]

SHASA March 2021 Newsletter – Out Now

March 3, 2021 / From News

SHASA is a not for profit community group established to promote sustainability and solar power on the NSW South CoastView this email in your browserMarch 2021 NewsMarch SHASA Meeting (on ZOOM) […]

“Each time I touch that garden, I know the value & love of this community”

February 26, 2021 / From News

Lorna was one of 18 people who came along to the SAGE Veggies for All Workshop held recently. Kathryn Maxwell and Phil Timms co-hosted the session at the Red Door […]

Helen Haines Indi MP launches Bill to support regional communities

February 26, 2021 / From News

PHOTO: Renewable Energy Mansfield’s Andrew Webb speaks about the benefits of the bill at Helen Haines’ Parliament House media conference on Monday. Helen Haines’ communique dated 26 February 2021 stated:People living in […]

Have you seen the NSW Governments’ Net Zero Plan?

February 25, 2021 / From News

This is on the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment website: The Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020-2030 is the foundation for NSW’s action on climate change and goal […]

Australian Farmers call for renewable energy zones

February 23, 2021 / From News

The Guardian reports on the National Farmers Federation, business groups and community groups (that included SHASA) calling for a pandemic recovery regionalisation strategy. Read all about it here.

Let’s Repower Our Communities

February 22, 2021 / From News

My name is Kathryn Maxwell and I’m the president of the Southcoast Health and Sustainability Alliance (SHASA), a community energy group in NSW. I’m writing to you today from Parliament […]

SHASA outcomes reported in Federal Parliament

February 22, 2021 / From News

Some of our work has been recognised federally through a speech delivered to the House of Representatives on Tuesday 16 February 2021 by the local Member of Parliament (MP) for […]

Community Battery Trial in WA

February 15, 2021 / From News

One Step Off the Grid published this article about Western Australia’s latest and biggest trial for community batteries. This trial will allow up to 600 solar homes to bank their […]

Disaster Recovery funds available from Eurobodalla Council

February 9, 2021 / From News

At the Council Meeting held on 9 February 2021, Council identified extra monies (approximately $65,000) for the Disaster Recovery Fund as there had been greater than anticipated applications. This funding […]

Solar Citizens held an online rally to Stop the EV Tax

February 9, 2021 / From News

Held on Tuesday from 12.30pm via Zoom. Great roll up. Read more about what the Electric Vehicle Tax is and what it all means here.

The Electric Vehicle race is on.

February 6, 2021 / From News

General Motors are getting in on the act with Electric Vehicles. Thought you might enjoy this bit of humour.

Australian Group Seeks Funds to Study Microgrids for Area Hit Hard by Bushfires

February 2, 2021 / From News

Our quest to apply for funding for a feasibility study into 8 microgrids across the Eurobodalla has reached international ears. Yasmin Ali from Microgrid Knowledge – a website that provides […]

848 people signed our petition to support Microgrids in the Eurobodalla

January 22, 2021 / From News

Thanks so much. The petition has now closed. SHASA have teamed up with Micro Energy Systems Australia (MESA) in an exciting partnership with the Australian National University and Essential Energy […]

We aren’t the only ones focused on heat refuges

January 18, 2021 / From News

As most of you will know, SHASA completed a major project in partnership with the Anglican Parish Moruya in 2020 to upgrade the Red Door Hall as a bushfire and […]

The journey of electric bikes

January 4, 2021 / From News

The Beagle has another informative article about electric bikes detailing what they are and how they have evolved over the years. Read all about it here.

Haystack Solar Garden

January 4, 2021 / From News

Read about an exciting new project for people who don’t have the benefit of a sunny position for solar panels to still get the benefits of rooftop solar by purchasing […]

More people are using Electric Bikes to commute in Eurobodalla

December 23, 2020 / From News

Kat McCarthy writes in the Bay Post this week about two local residents who use their electric bikes to commute around Eurobodalla. Clare Lovelace commutes 20kms from her home in […]

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