Parkes Council

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...

COUNCILS TAKE TOP GONG AT NATIONAL CLIMATE AWARDS

COUNCILS TAKE TOP GONG AT NATIONAL CLIMATE AWARDS

At the inaugural Cities Power Partnership summit held on 18-19 October, we saw over 150 participants from local government across Australia show up in a united call for climate action. As part of this local government summit, an awards evening was held to recognise...

Parkes Council a renewable energy “trailblazer”

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...

Parkes Mayor talks renewable energy with ACT Government

Two regional mayors are in Canberra today to talk to the ACT Government about what lessons can be learned on renewable power and battery storage. The Mayors of Parkes and Lismore are meeting with ACT Minister Shane Rattenbury to talk about the Climate Council's Cities...

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...