Nine News reports on RN’s project

Nine News Central Victoria covered our story on Sept 3, with this report. Energy for the People’s Tosh Szatow explains what’s going on. We don’t have any sites for a solar farm at all, contrary to what this report suggests. That… read more

Small Town, Big Switch: a report that shows how to make the impossible, possible

Renewable energy and lower power bills. People says it’s an impossible mix. Renewable Newstead’s model for switching to 100 per cent, locally generated renewable energy suggests otherwise. We released our report “Small Town, Big… read more

Will the RN project cut your energy costs & how will it work anyway?

                  Will the Renewable Newstead project cut your household or business energy costs? And how will it work anyway? And what does hosting solar panels mean?  Do you need to pay for them or… read more

Making renewable energy cheaper than the dirty stuff – RN’s challenge

So far, we have engaged with the power distributor, Powercor, the company that owns the poles and wires that get electricity to us. We now know our town uses about 2,340,000 kWh of energy annually – that’s just the 400 or so homes and… read more