Community Grants and Funding Opportunities. This list includes a number of sources of potential fundraising for Community energy Projects

Business case for East Grampians Health Services to reduce its power costs through the installation of solar PV. Includes assessments of alternative energy sources, recommendations and funding strategy.

Report providing an analysis of small scale wind installations in an urban environment. The findings can inform future analysis of small scale wind projects.

Preliminary study for a 2 MW community solar farm setting out the concept design, results of market testing / financial modelling, as well as expansion modelling.

Energy audit and solar feasibility study prepared for the Yinnar Arts Resource Collective by Energy Innovation Co-operative for an old industrial building. Determines how the Southern CORE fund might assist.

Advocacy letter to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change requesting continued support for community energy and funding for the Community Power Hub Program.

Business case analysis for a woodchip supply enterprise investigating the biomass market, the distribution network, the financial viability and the technical and legal requirements.

Feasibility study of solar PV for a non-profit organisation with multiple sites of varied utility, describing tools used to evaluate the business case. Relevant to local government.

Information about opportunities for households to change their electricity use and supply through energy efficiency measures, solar PV and battery installations.

Feasibility study for an aquatic centre recommending biomass and solar PV to reduce gas heating and electricity costs. Relevant to local government.

Draws on key findings of 6 reports about feasibility of biomass heating for a fitness centre, highlighting financial & efficiency considerations for installing a biomass heating system. Relevant to local government.

The Mollongghip community came together to investigated a range of potential options for a community-led renewable energy project that provides tangible environmental, commercial and social benefits to the community. The study provides the information to make an informed decision on a preferred option for further and more detailed investigation.

The Ballarat General Cemeteries approached the CPH in 2017 to gain assistance in the investigation of solar electricity. As a result of feasibility work conducted , 130 kW of solar was recommended to offset cemetery operations funded through a PPA and a battery to safeguard crematorium operations in the event of a power outage, funded through DELWP

Provides the background and intent of the Community Energy Development and Administration Group that the BSG have set up.

Description of what is included in the solar feasibility assessments that the BSG have completed including financing options and contact details for more information.

This business case proposes installing a 2,000 kW (2 MW) wood chip fuelled steam boiler to replace the current gas fired steam boiler and provide sufficient heat to replace most or all of the natural gas used in the dryers.