‘Hepburn community wind farm looks to add solar and big battery’: New Meralli Project – One Step Off The Grid

Hepburn Wind, the community-owned organisation that operates the two-turbine facility near the town of Hepburn Springs in central Victoria, is looking to add a 7.44MW solar farm and a big battery of 10MWh. The planning permit was submitted to the state government this week and, if successful, it will allow the co-operative to double its…

Picture of David and Michael Mailler at Chillamurra Solar Farm

The sky’s the limit

It’s the ultimate overnight success story. In under a year, livestock and grain farmer 
David Mailler has gone from university graduate to world-class solar farmer. Here, he shares his vision for powering rural communities. Read the full story here.

2017 Northern Inland Innovation Awards

Innovation was in the spotlight on Friday night in Armidale, as our region’s brightest and boldest gathered to celebrate their successes and achievements. “We are proud of the fantastic stories unearthed at the 2017 Regional Development Australia Northern Inland Innovation Awards and those over the past 10 years they have been held. Our 10th anniversary…