Geelong Sustainability Group
Address:PO Box 258, Geelong, VIC 3220
Geelong Sustainability Group is a not‐for‐profit incorporated association and a registered Charity. Established in 2007, the group has grown significantly to become a vibrant community organisation with 1,800 supporters and 160+ financial members.
Geelong Sustainability Group has established a Community Owned Renewable Energy task group, CORE Geelong, to facilitate the transition to a sustainable energy system. We’re enabling community investment in renewable energy projects that are financially self-supporting, and return economic as well as social benefits to the community. In short, we’re creating an Energy Democracy!
The CORE Geelong Project encourages community participation and investment in renewable energy. Aside from the clear benefits to the environment, we will be establishing a revolving fund for investment in renewable energy projects and social enterprise. Yep, we’re in it for the long haul!
Right now, this project is focused on developing our community solar financing model. Then we’ll be ready to take on large scale community solar and wind projects, and even set up a community owned electricity retailer!
Our Community Energy projects are designed so we can all actively participate in our energy future, making renewable energy accessible to all residents of Geelong and take back control of our energy bills from big corporations. We’re also taking action against climate change by driving projects that help not only our local community, but protect our environment for generations to come.
Read more about our community energy projects: https://www.geelongsustainability.org.au/community-owned-renewable-energy-core-geelong/