You might have heard the news, seen the telly reports, read about it online or in the local newspapers, but what the heck does it mean to have a residential tariff trial for Newstead?

Victorian MP for Bendigo West Maree Edwards formally announced it at the Newstead RTC on Jan 16, 2018.

For the really gorey details read here. Or see Maree’s press release here or read what The Bendigo Addy wrote about it here.

But to summarise, electricity distributor Powercor has agreed to run a trial in Newstead on the way its share of power bills is charged. The trial starts on July 1 and runs for two years.

This is a key tool in RN’s kit to enable the switch to affordable, renewable energy for the local community. Come along on Feb 11 at 11am to find out why.