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Climate change themed District exhibit

Parkes is making fruitful progress on climate change, with an impressive display at the Parkes Show this week showcasing the area’s commitment to climate action. The display, created from an array of local produce, illustrates the threats and opportunities posed by climate change in the Parkes region, from weather anomalies and temperature graphs through to…

Solar powers big projects

SOLAR energy is now powering both of Parkes’ new water and sewage treatment plants. Parkes Shire Council’s contractors, Autonomous Energy has installed 100 kilowatts (kW) of solar panels at the new Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) site and another 100 kW at the new Water Treatment Plant (WTP) site. “The roll out of solar power systems…

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