Community Solar Installations

Many community not for profit organisations struggle with ongoing static operating costs such as electricity, so SHASA have joined forces with Micro Energy Systems Australia (MESA) to support these community not for profit organisations and help them transition to a clean energy future. The partnership between MESA and SHASA has resulted in many successful community solar installations through either:

  1. Fully gifting Photo Voltaic Solar systems free of charge to community not for profit organisations.
  2. Sourcing grants to support the installation of full Photo Voltaic Solar systems to community not for profit organisations.
  3. Supporting community organisations to install Photo Voltaic Solar systems through our Eurobodalla Solar Bulk Buy program.  

A summary of each of the community organisations that have benefited from the partnership between MESA and SHASA are as follows:

  1. The Eurobodalla Solar Bulk Buy partnership between Micro Energy Systems Australia and SHASA has resulted in gifting the full funds to install solar on the following community facilities in the Eurobodalla:
Red Door Hall, Anglican Parish, Moruya3.48kW PV Solar SystemNov 2018
Montys Place, Uniting Church of Australia, Narooma5.4kW PV Solar SystemApril 2019
Moruya Bushfire and Heatwave Haven, Anglican Parish, Moruya6.3kW PV Solar System & Battery Storage system Jan 2020
Bodalla Local Aboriginal Lands Council, Bodalla6.3kW PV Solar SystemMay 2020
NEW! South East Women and Children’s Services (SEWACS), Moruya6.3kW PV Solar System 3 phaseNov 2020

2. SHASA and MESA have assisted the following community groups to successfully apply for grant funding for solar installations to the following community facilities:

Batemans Bay Surf Life Saving Club in Malua Bay12.82kW PV Solar System Sept 2018
Rally for Recovery Tomakin5.6kW PV Solar System Sept 2018
Country Women’s Association Surf Beach Batemans Bay5kW PV Solar SystemOct 2018
NEW! Narooma Men’s Shed9.45kW PV Solar SystemOct 2020
NEW! Bateman’s Bay Men’s Shed9.8kW PV Solar System using micro invertersOct 2020

3. The following organisations have also installed solar as part of SHASA’s Eurobodalla Solar Bulk Buy:

Gallery Bodalla4.4kW PV Solar SystemOct 2017
Muddy Puddles Catalina36.4kW PV Solar System May 2018
Narooma Sport & Game Fishing Club5.67kW PV Solar System Oct 2019
Kyla Park Community Hall Tuross Head10.8kW PV Solar SystemOct 2019
NEW! 1st Bateman’s Bay Scout Group12.6kW PV Solar System with 6.3kW battery storageSept 2020

In the pipeline

  • Narooma Marine Rescue
  • Art Central Eurobodalla
  • Narooma Community Garden

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