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Members of the Byron New Energy group show off the latest in solar-panel technology in preparation for their big Renewable Energy Open Day tomorrow (Saturday) at Tyagarah. Photo Jeff Dawson
Members of the Byron New Energy group show off the latest in solar-panel technology in preparation for their big Renewable Energy Open Day tomorrow (Saturday) at Tyagarah. Photo Jeff Dawson

If climate change is worrying you, or you’re sick of spiralling energy bills, some of the latest solutions will be explained or on show tomorrow afternoon at Tyagarah.

The Renewable Energy Open Day on Saturday from 2pm-6pm at Byron ECO Park, near the Tyagarah airstrip, promotes the use of renewable-energy technology which in the long run is softer on the earth and the wallet.

State-of-the-art thin-film solar panels and an environmentally cleaner battery systems (which runs a local organic honey processing plant) are just some of the latest eco-gear on show.

Topics of speakers include the recently-proposed community-owned energy retailer and a better way to reduce carbon emissions.

 


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1 COMMENT

  1. A step in the right direction. Australia with all its sun should be at the front of the solar change revolution,
    yet politics and a government that is in the hands of big industry prevent any progressive change.
    Up to the average Joe (Jane) to initiate that change in thinking and to get involved.

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