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December 9, 2021

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Luke Young from Sunshine Solar Cycles, renewable energy showcase organiser Alice Moffett and renewables advocate and Maca Castle king Tony Gilding take in the future with a Tesla. Photo Jeff ‘Battery Operated Since 1986’ Dawson

The weekend wet didn’t dampen the enthusiasm for Saturday’s Renewable Energy Showcase, held at the Macadamia Castle.

Apart from getting a ride in the Tesla Model X, around 120 punters got informed about solar and battery technology with a presentation by Macadamia Castle owner Tony Gilding.

Giles Parkinson from clean technology and climate website www.reneweconomy.com.au was also a guest speaker.

Information stalls by Enova Energy, COREM, Zero Emissions Byron and the Office of NSW Environment & Heritage were also on display.


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