MEDIA RELEASE: Solar Pathway Lights up Yinnar Community

2020-05-18T05:50:36+00:00May 18th, 2020|General News, Latrobe Valley|

Solar lights installed in the Victorian town of Yinnar are lighting the way for the local community to access a popular sporting and recreation reserve. Until the lighting installation in February, the kilometre-long path linking the reserve and the main town was a safety concern, particularly in the winter dark. It's a milestone for the [...]

Public Hall Sports New Solar Panels

2020-04-02T05:55:57+00:00April 2nd, 2020|General News, Latrobe Valley|

The Gippy Bulk Buy community benefit donation, a 4.4 kW system, was installed last week on the Loch Sport Public Hall. An essential site for the community, Alan Hall Mayor of Wellington and a Loch Sport resident said, “what a great result it was for [their] vibrant and engaged local community.” “With the reduced operating [...]

Solar Donated to Regional Community Hall

2019-11-01T03:26:11+00:00November 1st, 2019|General News, Latrobe Valley|

The Loch Sport Public Hall will be upgraded with a 4.4 kW solar system as part of the Latrobe Valley Community Power Hubs Gippy Bulk Buy program and community solar donation model. The Minister for Energy, Environment, and Climate Change officially announced the winner late last week along with representatives from the Latrobe Valley Community [...]

Solar-lit Footpath Brings Community Together

2018-12-12T20:34:01+00:00December 12th, 2018|General News, Latrobe Valley|

Can you imagine the atmosphere generated by a rural community walking together on their way to support their local football match, knowing they will be able to walk safely home again along a solar-lit path? For Yinnar and District Community Association treasurer, John Harris, this it is exactly what he hopes to soon see for [...]

Gippsland Climate Change Network and Annual General Meeting

2018-10-22T03:32:04+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Latrobe Valley|

Come along and hear from Karen Cain, CEO for the Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA) about the successes and challenges so far. Stay for the GCCN Annual General Meeting and Election to learn more about some of our projects, including the Latrobe Valley Community Power Hub initiative. We are always looking for people interested in joining [...]

Gippsland Councils Embracing Change within their own Backyards

2018-08-08T02:43:09+00:00August 8th, 2018|General News, Latrobe Valley|

Local councils around Australia are facing the challenges of maintaining valuable services, promoting growth and finding local solutions to the unique challenges they face. In Gippsland, local governments are taking action to be more energy efficient and to adapt to the realities of climate change. For economic and for environmental reasons they are leading the [...]

Paid Position Available – Latrobe Valley Hub

2018-06-19T03:55:32+00:00June 19th, 2018|General News, Latrobe Valley|

Do you have experience or skills that would benefit an administrative position? Want to become a member of a friendly and dynamic team who supports the growth of local communities? The Gippsland Climate Change Network (GCCN) is seeking an Administration Officer for the Latrobe Community Power Hub. The successful candidate will work with stakeholder and [...]

A Great Day To Energise Gippsland!

2018-03-23T03:32:51+00:00March 23rd, 2018|General News, Latrobe Valley|

Local community groups and interested organisations recently attended the “Let’s Energise Gippsland” seminar in Morwell. The day concentrated on discussing global energy trends with a local focus. The new Latrobe Valley Community Power Hub, aims to connect with individuals and groups, build Gippsland’s renewable capacity through community energy projects, and to secure local and lasting [...]

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