A number of local businesses and community groups have already offered their support for the Cobargo energy transition, and the community microgrid project in particular.
The Co-operative operates a substantial community owned business in Cobargo, and we were seriously impacted by the protracted energy outages resulting from the catastrophic New Year’s Day bushfires, affecting our capability of servicing the community with critically needed products and services, including fuel. The Co-op views long term energy resilience and stand-alone capability as essentialContinue reading “Cobargo Co-Op”
The committee of Cobargo Green Recovery Inc. sees the work being undertaken by this community based organisation to be a fundamental and integral part of rebuilding of the Cobargo region post the wildfire events around the NYE eve 2019/20. Their wide ranging initiatives in terms of renewables, resilience, storage and independence of the main grid,Continue reading “Cobargo Green Recovery Inc”
Our community is always interested in ways to help our environment, so the potential of tapping into renewable energy is something that we look forward to. The prospect of homes and businesses being more resilient by being able to feed into and draw from localised storage facilities is very exciting to the committee. It willContinue reading “Quaama Progress Association”
This letter confirms the Cobargo Rural Fire Brigade’s support for and participation in the Cobargo and District Energy Transition (CaDET) proposal for the Cobargo Community Energy Resilience project. Given the Brigade’s function as a critical emergency service provider, we view the proposed power generation and back-up system to be of paramount importance to our capacityContinue reading “Cobargo RFS”
We support the proposal which will strengthen the resilience and reliability of our energy supply, directly addressing the risks posed by increasing extreme weather events which have been identified by the Bega Valley Shire Council in its recently released Climate Resilience Strategy. We also welcome the opportunities for new technologies to be introduced to theContinue reading “2Pi Software, Bega”
The Yuin Folk Club and the Cobargo Folk Festival team welcome and strongly support this project. In a normal year, our festival and concerts attract thousands of people to Cobargo, most of whom are strong supporters of a move to more renewable energy sources. It’s clear to anyone who lived through catastrophic power failure duringContinue reading “Yuin Folk Club Inc., Cobargo Folk Festival”
Bega Cheese is pleased to support the proposal from the Cobargo and District Energy Transition to establish a Cobargo Community Microgrid. The proposed Cobargo Community Micro-Grid is a community-led initiative that will make an important contribution to Cobargo’s social and economic recovery from the devastating impact of the Black Summer bushfires. It will play aContinue reading “Bega Cheese”