Energy from the Sun - Solar installations
- Community Solar Hot Water Grant recipients
In 2014, the City of Charles Sturt successfully attracted Commonwealth Government funding from the Community Energy Efficiency Program, to implement the Kill Bills project.
The project aims to reduce the energy consumption of the Civic Centre complex by up to 24%, and this will be achieved by the following actions:
The works will occur between May to December 2015.
The savings achieved from this energy efficiency project will be redirected to a Community Green Buildings Grant for community and sporting clubs. Details to come.
Check back in for updates on progress.
Did you know that Council has installed a significant array (30kW) of solar panels on the roof of the Woodville Library?
The Cheltenham, Findon and Henley Community Centres all house solar photovoltaic panels on their roofs, generating power from the sun.
Council was successful in attracting Federal Government funding (the Local Government Energy Efficiency Program (LGEEP)) in 2013 to install a number of solar hot water systems on Council-owned, community buildings.
The following community buildings now heat their water with help from the sun: