Why Newcastle needs an electric race event

Why Newcastle needs an electric race event

Newcastle Herald | 27 November 2018 As the V8 engines thundered down the Newcastle Supercars track over the weekend, another kind of motorsport is fast gaining pace. Electric auto racing may just be the sustainable future of motorsports. Formula E, the biggest...
Recognising councils’ action on climate change

Recognising councils’ action on climate change

Government News  A council’s floating solar farm and a museum’s energy upgrade project are among local government climate change initiatives recognised in awards. Since Newcastle Museum underwent an energy upgrade project, which saw new lighting and a 100kW solar...
Newcastle says Summerhill solar farm will save it millions

Newcastle says Summerhill solar farm will save it millions

WHEN Newcastle City Council announced its Summerhill solar array, I initially wondered whether it was core business for a council to operate a power station, whether it was solar or not. I knew that household solar panels were financially viable, meaning that larger...
Opinion: Funding shows faith in city’s smart vision

Opinion: Funding shows faith in city’s smart vision

Newcastle City Council’s smart city strategy has taken another step forward with $5million in federal funding to help deploy digital technology to make life easier in our rapidly growing city.   Friday’s announcement by the Assistant Minister for Cities,...

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