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Free webinars for Gippsland residents cut energy costs and live sustainably every Wednesday starting 21 Feb to 13 March 2024

Bass Coast and South Gippsland Shire Councils, partnered with Renew, present free 2024 webinars for residents to cut energy costs and adopt sustainable living.

By news@gippsland - 31st January 2024 - Back to News

Bass Coast Shire Council and South Gippsland Shire Council have partnered with not-for-profit organisation Renew to deliver a series of free interactive webinars across 2024, to equip residents with information and tools to reduce their energy bills and live more sustainably. Presented by experts in their field, the webinars will cover a range of topics including solar, home battery storage, electric vehicles, keeping warm in winter and cool in summer, and sustainable building practices.

Join other Gippsland locals at this series of interactive webinars in 2024 covering solar and batteries, energy efficiency, and sustainable building design

Join other Gippsland locals at this series of interactive webinars in 2024 covering solar and batteries, energy efficiency, and sustainable building design

Free webinar series

Renew has been working in this space for over 40 years as an independent, not-for-profit body with a mission to inspire, enable, and advocate for people to live sustainably in their homes and communities. The first set of four webinars kicks off on Wednesday 21st February and will focus on home solar and all-electric homes.

Future webinar series later in the year include topics on summer and winter home comfort, and sustainable building and renovating. Each webinar will take around 90 minutes and include time for questions.

Summer webinars

  • Wednesday 21st February, 6.00-7.30pm - Introduction to Solar
  • Wednesday 28th February, 6.00-7.30pm - Home Battery Storage
  • Wednesday 6th March, 6.00-7.30pm - All Electric Homes
  • Wednesday 14th March, 6.00-7.30pm - Electric Vehicles

To register for a webinar, please visit Bass Coast Shire Community Action Portal.

Unite for sustainability

Bass Coast Shire Council Mayor, Cr Clare Le Serve said, "We are proud to partner with Renew and our neighbours at South Gippsland Shire Council to offer these expert webinars. I hope many in our community will enjoy these free sessions and find opportunities for simple changes that will reduce energy bills, make our homes more comfortable, and create a healthier environment."

South Gippsland Shire Council Mayor, Cr Clare Williams said, "This is an exciting project that we look forward to delivering in partnership with Bass Coast Shire Council and Renew. The topics covered in the webinars will be of interest to anyone in our community who wants to learn more about energy-saving and sustainable living. I encourage people to join this free webinar series."

Pictures from Bass Coast Shire Council website.


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