Australian Energy Foundation

Australian Energy Foundation

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Australian Energy Foundation (AEF) is a national for-purpose organisation, with twenty years of on the ground experience.

Through our expertise, tenacity and partnerships, we:

  • Demonstrate the pathways to a zero carbon society
  • Influence and inspire to build understanding, investment and action
  • Deliver solutions that have a positive impact.

We strive for an equitable zero carbon society. We want all Australians to have access to the affordable and renewable energy they need to:

  • Be healthy
  • Have meaningful work
  • Maintain financial stability
  • Connect with their community
  • Prosper through continuous learning

AEF has been working with the community energy sector for the past four years, including;

  • Providing support to community solar organisations in Victoria and assisting in the formation of the VCSA
  • Providing feasibility and business case assessments for a wide range of community groups and local government authorities (e.g. Wodonga)
  • Founding member of the Coalition for Community Energy (C4CE), current Steering Committee Member, and has contributed towards the National Strategy for Community Energy (2014?)
  • Key member of the organising team for the 2014 & 2017 Community Energy Congress events
  • Assisting in the development of the State Government’s Guide to Community-Owned Renewable Energy
  • Playing a supporting role in assisting Moreland Community Solar and Moreland City Council to establish community energy projects within the municipality
  • Led the Zero Net Energy Town project in Uralla
  • Created the Darebin Solar Savers model