Totally Renewable Beechworth

A community initiative to power Beechworth and the 3747 region by 100% renewable energy by 2030. Based in VIC.


Our vision is for Beechworth and the 3747 region to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2030. Our role is to promote and support the uptake of renewable energy and energy efficiency to benefit the natural environment and the social and economic wellbeing of the Beechworth community.

Our drivers
Decarbonise energy supply to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change
Decentralise and localise energy supply to maximise renewable energy generation, and increase reliability and affordability of supply
Democratise energy supply through community inclusion and ownership
Demonstrate that clean energy technologies work and a low carbon future is possible

How we do this
Assess opportunity, benefits and risks
Inform our community of technical, economic and social solutions
Enable the community to take evidence-based action and participate in collaborative projects
Advocate for energy measures and policies that benefit the community
Learn and leverage from the knowledge and experience of others

Areas of action
Report progress towards our 100% renewable energy target
Increase community owned renewable energy generation, storage and use
Facilitate the transition to electric vehicles
Support community owned energy retailers
Advocate for energy policy and distribution system changes to support renewable energy generation and use
Support the Indigo Shire Council to achieve its zero-carbon emission target
Keep our community informed and seek feedback and support from the community.

A community energy initiative for Beechworth and 3747 area to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2030. Commenced in late 2017, led by locals.

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