Strathbogie Shire

‘Bulk Buy’ brings power to people

STRATHBOGIE Shire Council has hit week 15 of the 12 month ‘Bogie Bulk Buy’ solar program and uptake in the Shire has been extraordinary. In just over three months the community-Council partnership has installed, or is scheduled to install 392kW of solar; with uptake...

A clean energy future

STRATHBOGIE SHIRE COUNCIL was one of 35 councils in Australia to join the Cities Power Partnership (CPP) at the official launch last month. The CPP is a national program of the Climate Council created to accelerate, celebrate and promote local government successes in...

A pledge to reduce our emissions in the shire

To view the full Euroa Gazette article click here STRATHBOGIE Shire is one of just four Victorian local councils to sign a national pledge to tackle climate change by reducing their emissions. In total, 35 local governments, representing over 3 million Australians,...

How a rural community beat big power bills

How a rural community beat big power bills

Carole Hammond, Sustainability Officer for Strathbogie Shire Council, talks about the wildly successful Bogie Bulk Buy. Famous for Ned Kelly and Black Caviar, Strathbogie Shire in north-eastern Victoria is now becoming celebrated for something not commonly associated...

New solar bulk buy program brings power to the people

Famous for Ned Kelly and Black Caviar, Strathbogie Shire in north-east Victoria is now becoming celebrated for something not commonly associated with an unassuming rural community. Many Strathbogie residents experience energy poverty and stress, so this winter’s cold...

Residents invest in their solar future

Strathbogie Shire Council has hit week 15 of the 12-month Bogie Bulk Buy solar program. In more than three months, a total of 392kW of solar panelling has been installed, or is scheduled to be installed. This will see an estimated 18734tonnes of CO2 emissions avoided...