Alliances & Collaborations Posts

Lithgow City Council saving energy with solar power

As part of a regional push to conserve energy and of course save ratepayers’ money, Lithgow Council has completed the replacement of the gas powered pool heater with a solar collector and the replacement of lighting in Councils Administration Building with LED efficient lights. “This initiative is part of the successful Australian Government Community Energy […]

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Weddin Shire Council set to save big with energy efficient lighting

As part of the Australian Governments Community Energy Efficiency Program, in which 12 councils in Central West NSW received funding, Weddin Shire Council successfully installed energy efficient LED lighting across 4 council sites in Grenfell. The sites included the Councils Administration Building, the Community Hub Building, the Council Depot and the Weddin Shire Council Caravan […]

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Upper Lachlan Shire Council’s energy efficiency project

Upper Lachlan Shire Council, as part of the Australian Governments Community Energy Efficiency Program underwent a project to upgrade pumping and aeration equipment at 3 sewage treatment plants in Crookwell, Gunning and Taralga. This project was completed in April 2013 and the energy savings are currently being calculated. Check back soon to see how much […]

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Harden Shire Council reduces energy consumption through lighting

As part of the Australian Governments Community Energy Efficiency Program, in which 12 councils in Central West NSW received funding, Harden Shire Council successfully installed energy efficient LED lighting across 3 council sites in Harden. The sites included the Harden Shire Councils Chambers, Caravan Park and Works Depot. This project was completed in September 2013 […]

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Blayney Shire Council’s administration building set to become energy efficient

Blayney Shire Council, as part of the Australian Governments Community Energy Efficency Program, went through a process of installing energy efficient LED lights, computer powerboards and reverse cycle air conditioning at the Council Administration Building. This project was completed in November 2013 and the energy savings are currently being calculated. Check back soon to see how […]

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Community Facilities in Young reducing their energy consumption

As part of the Australian Governments Community Energy Efficiency Program Young Shire Council carried out a number of projects aimed at reducing Councils energy consumption. The focus of Young Shire Councils efforts was on community used facilities. One of the projects was installing energy efficient LED lights at the Young PCYC, State Emergency Services Shed, […]

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Cabonne Shire Council switches to energy efficient lighting

Cabonne Shire Council, as part of the Australian Governments Community Energy Efficency Program went through a process of installing energy efficient LED lights at the Council Administration Building in Molong and at the Council Depot in Cudal. This project was completed in September 2013 and the energy savings are currently being calculated. Check back soon […]

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Forbes Shire Council set to reduce energy consumption

Forbes Shire Council has undertaken a number of projects to reduce council’s energy consumption as part of the Australian Government Community Energy Efficiency Program. The council underwent a procurement process for energy audits on the Forbes Shire Town Hall, Treatment Works and Central West Livestock Exchange. Forbes Shire Council also installed Power Factor Correction devices […]

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Lachlan Shire Council’s Activities under the CEEP Grant

As part of the Australian Government Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP), Lachlan Shire Council undertook a Softstarter and high Efficiency Motor Retrofit Project to reduce energy consumption. The project involved fitting 2 soft starters on sewage pumps at 4 sites across the Lachlan Shire and installing 2 higher efficiency motors at the Condobolin Water Treatment […]

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Oberon Council working collaboratively to save energy

As part of the Australian Government Community Energy Efficiency Program (CEEP), Oberon Council installed a new heating pump at the Oberon Pool Complex. Oberon Council is one of 12 councils in Central NSW who have taken part in the CEEP initiative working collaboratively to reduce energy consumption. The works done by Oberon Council were completed […]

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