Category: Renewable Energy

School Strike 4 Climate

Join the global climate strike.  Friday 15 March, 1pm, the Rotunda, Knox Park, Murwillumbah. https://www.facebook.com/events/301106960588396/

Enova shares offering – local renewable energy!

Help us support the future of the planet while helping Australian communities ·         Are you fed up with government inaction on climate change? ·         Do you want to show that acting locally we can do things differently? ·         Do you believe that we should…

Power providers- how they stack up

The quickest and easiest way to support renewable energy is to switch to an ethical electricity provider. Your actions do make a difference – Together we make a change. ‘Power providers_How they stack up’ Courtesy Repower Byron Shire.

Home Expo 2018

Kingscliff TAFE, Saturday 15 September, 9am – 3pm Be part of this year’s Sustainable Living Home Expo as we provide an all-day program of activities for the whole family to help create more affordable and environmentally-friendly homes and lifestyles in…

The Big U-Turn Ahead

CALLING AUSTRALIA TO ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE How much time is left before Australian business,industry, government and households reach the peak emissions point of no return? How can we ‘chuck a collective Uey’ to reduce our emissions in time? What…

Power to the Tweed – free talk

You’re invited to join Tweed Shire Council’s Energy Projects Officer, Michael Qualmann, for a free information session at your local library to discuss Power in the Tweed on Wednesday 1 August. Tweed Heads library: 9.30am Kingscliff library: 12pm Murwillumbah library:…

Solar powered clean drinking water maker trialled

By Cole Latimer A solar-powered device that creates clean drinking water from the air is being trialled in Australia. The portable Source Hydropanels, created by Zero Mass Water, are designed to suck moisture from the air, dehumidifying it to drain…

Enovacommunity energy Mini Expo

Come to our FREE mini solar and battery expo to learn how to save and go renewable. Bring your bill and learn how to save on your electricity  – Local energy experts on hand plus local solar equipment suppliers. We hope…

Stop Adani Tweed community survey

Stop Adani Tweed wishes to survey the views of Tweed Shire residents, regarding the proposed massive expansion of coal mining in Queensland, including the so-called “Adani” mine in the Galilee Basin. Yes, the projects that are the subject of our…

Final Draft Rural Land Strategy presentation

There will be a drop-in session at Murwillumbah Civic Centre’s Canvas and Kettle Room, Thursday February 1 from 7pm to 8:30pm.  The session will cover the more than 140 proposed actions in the Draft Strategy which will shape the future of…

Journey to Stop Adani frontline

A journey to the front line is being arranged by the Northern Rivers Stop Adani Group leaving on January 13 and returning on January 21. Living costs for the week on the front line are $250 and include everything.  For more information look…

VICTORY. Downer drops Adani!

This is HUGE!! Downer quietly dropped to the stock exchange this morning that they will no longer build or operate Adani’s Carmichael mine. Adani are pretending that it’s ‘mutual’, that they can build the mine themselves. But Adani have never…

Stand with the Wangan & Jagalingou people

At any moment, the Queensland Government could extinguish Wangan and Jagalingou native title rights in the Galilee Basin – the land Adani wants to build their Carmichael mega mine on. [1] The Wangan and Jagalingou (W&J) Family Council have already…

Stop Adani Tweed campaign launch

Wednesday 13 December, 7-9 pm. Regent Cinema, Murwillumbah.  Screening ‘Guarding the Galilee’ documentary, speakers, Q&A panel.  Food for sale and live music from 6pm.  Tickets at the door or online at http://www.trybooking.com/337282

Repower NSW Week of Action

The Nature Conservation Council is calling on us to sign the petition to Repower NSW with clean energy.  CEC stall at Murwillumbah Farmers Market Wednesday 22 November.

Repower Week

To celebrate Re power week Come and speak to the Caldera Environment Centre team members at this Wednesday’s Farmers Market between 7 and 11 am at the Murwillumbah showground. our climate and our democracy is in crisis. The Turnbull Government…

2017 Green Globe Awards

Inspirational projects including local business Stone & Wood and Enova Community Energy.  http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/funding-and-support/awards-and-recognition/green-globe-awards/awards/2017-winners

New solar bulk buy

Community partnered bulk buy information sessions – Sept 12-14th: Tweed, M’bah, Ballina, Lismore, Byron.  The first “Farming the Sun” bulk buy round was fully subscribed. Bulk buys save 20-29% on retail prices. The “Farming the Sun” group is up front with all…

Living for the Future Home Expo

Saturday, 16 September 2017 A free, family-friendly event offering a one-stop-shop of stalls and practical workshops to help people embrace sustainable living principles, find out more about smart housing designs and renovations to help create more affordable and environmentally-friendly homes and…

Build it Local Design Competition

Build it Local challenges entrants to design a family home in a typical suburban context, using approved and/or non-approved materials sourced from our collective backyard in the Northern Rivers region to reduce the embodied footprint of the build. The theme…