Grants & Funding Posts

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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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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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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