Energy Posts

Water loss Management Program

The Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Water Loss Management Program is a pilot project being undertaken in Parkes and Lithgow for the monitoring, assessment, location and repair of economically feasible leakage and water losses throughout the entire water network. The objective is to develop a Water Loss Management Toolkit and Plan tailored to the […]

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Water Industry Operators Association Presentation

The Centroc Water Utilities Program Manager provided a presentation on the Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program to forty Water and Waste Water Operators from across the Central NSW region at the Water Industry Operators Association Industry Day hosted by Young Shire Council on 12 November.    

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Manhole Repairs

Work has been completed at Forbes Shire Council as part of a major program involving 14 Councils in the Central NSW region to increase energy efficiency at water and waste water pump stations. Through the Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program, Forbes Shire Council has received $51,300 in matched funding for a sewer infiltration […]

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Increasing awareness and adoption of energy efficiency practices

The Centroc Nexus Between Water and Energy Program aims to increase awareness and capability to adopt energy efficiency practices throughout member Councils and their communities. The program has been designed with a view to information sharing within Councils, between Councils, with key agencies within the Central NSW region, as well as with industry and the […]

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Sewer Repairs to reduce energy usage at pump stations

Through the Centroc Nexus between Water and Energy Program, fourteen Councils in the Central NSW region have embarked on a major program of works to increase energy efficiency at their water and waste water pump stations by reducing the pump load at thirty sites across the region through the relining of sewer pipes and repair […]

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2014 Futures Forum, Sustaining Regional Communities

Cowra Shire Council and the Cowra Natural Resource Management Advisory Committee are proud to be hosting the 2014 Futures Forum, Sustaining Regional Communities. “It is rare to have access to a range of such high-calibre speakers right here in the Central West, including our keynote speaker Amanda McKenzie, CEO of the Climate Council,” John Rankin, […]

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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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