Local community-owned renewable energy group COREM says it’s feeling buoyed and sunny, ‘about the amazing potential of solar gardens for the Northern Rivers’.
Plans to reopen Mullumbimby’s historic hydroelectricity plant at Lavertys Gap have moved a closer in the last week with a public meeting, a new website and a new office opening.
With the federal energy policy in tatters, individuals have been getting ready to take on the energy challenge themselves and Tristran Parade in Mullumbimby has just become the first street to declare their commitment to create a clean-energy future.
With the federal energy policy in tatters individuals have been getting ready to take on the energy challenge themselves and Tristran Parade in Mullumbimby has just become the first street to declare their commitment to create a clean energy future.
The local approach to solving climate change has just taken another step in the right direction.
A mini hydro plant, dating back to 1926, took a step towards being bought back to life after COREM received a $20,000 grant from the NSW Government last week.
Have you thought of getting solar? Byron Shire is one of five areas in Australia that has been selected to take part in a feasibility study to see if it could be a suitable location for a solar garden.
This year’s Renew Fest will be aiming for evolution in its programming, with three key innovations.
Community-Owned Renewable Energy Mullumbimby (COREM) say they are excited to have joined with Small Giants as long-term partners for Renew Fest.
Local renewable energy group COREM have given an update about the feasibility of recommissioning Mullumbimby’s hydro power station at Lavertys Gap.
Have you been wondering how to take action on climate change and reduce your carbon footprint? Repower Byron Shire, launched on Sunday 17 September, is helping the Byron Shire community do just that. ENOVA, Zero Emissions Byron and COREM have... Read More →
It can be where sustainable meets art and that is certainly the case for Nina Bishop who designed and built her sustainable mud brick home LightFeat near Mullumbimby. Nina is opening her house this year, for the second and last time, as part of the Sustainable House Day.
The keenly interested audience of more than 80 gathered at the Mullum Civic Centre on Thursday night were not disappointed by the promise of ‘a night of action on renewables.’
Local not-for-profit COREM has a vision to make the area a national leader in climate action and at their recent Renew Fest festival they launched their next crowdfunding campaign to fund their 2017 goals.
Renew Fest, now in its second year, is on again this weekend in Mullumbimby. Organiser Ella Rose Goninan describes it as ‘a festival of actions and ideas for renewable energies.’
Mullumbimby’s own Spaghetti Circus will be enjoying energy from the sun when their new solar panels are installed thanks to COREM.
A community bulk buy for solar and batteries is being organised for the northern rivers, with the first free event planned for Mullumbimby on Tuesday April 4. It’s a partnership between COREM and Enova Community, who have joined with social-enterprise organisation Suncrowd.
As 2017 dawns – and we are already beginning to smash temperature records – Dr Greg Wilding asks what we are doing locally to belong to a more ecologically sustainable community.
This Christmas give your loved ones a gift which gives back to our planet. Your support will help to reduce global warming and enable local community groups to reduce their electricity bills.
The Mullumbimby Drill Hall is going solar, thanks to community support and COREM (Community Owned Renewable Energy Mullumbimby).
Dave Rawlins, Mullumbimby. At the Zero Emissions Byron project information night, Professor David Hood, QUT engineer, gave a fascinating insight into the current state of the climate.
Enova Energy, which aims to be the country’s first regionally owned and fully green electricity retailer has been awarded a licence to operate. And community energy generator COREM celebrated its launch on Sunday.