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

You’re invited: Small Town Big Switch report launch

We’re really pleased to invite the community of Newstead and surrounds to the launch of our report, Small Town Big Switch. Sunday, Sept 2 at 10.30am-12.30pm Newstead Community Centre Lunch will be served afterwards.      The report outlines… 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