Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS)

Multicultural Aged Care Services Geelong (MACS) Project Status: Operating Location: 120 Weddell Rd, North Geelong VIC 3215, Australia CSO: Geelong Sustainability Group Size of Project: 156kW of solar Funding Model: Investment Website Link: Open Date: April 17, 2018 Closing Date: May 11, 2018

This project will establish the first replicable community solar investment model in Victoria and enable Geelong Sustainability to co-ordinate community driven renewable energy projects in Geelong.

The project at MACS will consist of 156kW of solar in total, 102.6kW on the Residential Care building and 53.4kW on Bella Chara. With over 500 solar panels it will significantly lower electricity costs for MACS and reduce emissions by 210 Tonnes of CO2 per year. That’s equivalent to taking 60 cars off the road or planting over 1470 trees.

Latest News:

Official Opening – Energy Minister Visits MACS Community Solar Project

Investment Launch – CORE Geelong One is Open!

Project Announcement – Community Solar powering aged care in Geelong