Renewable Newstead is a project led by volunteers, who live in and around Newstead.

The volunteers behind this project aim to add to our community’s vibrancy by building internal and external links. We are Simon Beckett, Janet Barker, Genevieve Barlow, Shaun Britt, James Butler, Michael Butler, Alan Davies, Don Culvenor, Saide Gray, Mick Harris, Ros Hart, Denis Miller, Meg Norris, Geoff Park, Dave Schoen, Andrew Skeoch and David Stratton. Some volunteer their skills and others their time and expertise in everything ranging from project and event management to graphic design to computer and IT skills.

To join our team, volunteer your skills and/or attend our meetings, click here.

Energy for the People is helping RN develop a viable commercial model for delivering 100 per cent renewable energy to Newstead. Its directors are Tosh Szatow and Alex Houston. Click here to read more about Energy for the People and the work it does.

Victorian Government (link to sustainable devt area)

Power distributor Powercor (link to website).