Keen to do more in your home to reduce your carbon footprint? Not sure where to start? Did you know that heating, cooling and water heating generally account for more … Continue reading TRY’s NEW Energy Coaching service!
Happy days for the Yack Public Hall after 5 years of concerted effort. The hall now has 11 kW of solar PV, and a premium SP Pro battery inverter, paired … Continue reading Public Hall solar and battery installation comes online
On July 30, Mondo won the Clean Energy Council’s prestigious Community Engagement Award for their partnership with TRY. The award recognises the commitment displayed by both parties in the pursuit … Continue reading Clean Energy Council Awards 2019
Indigo Power and Totally Renewable Yackandandah are conducting a Regional Bulk Buy of two energy-efficient hot water systems (HWS): Reclaim CO2 heat pumps and Apricus evacuated tube solar HWS. For … Continue reading Energy efficient hot water!
Now more than ever, we need ambitious projects that tackle climate change and support community. WE ARE FUNDRAISING TO BUILD AUSTRALIA’S FIRST EVER COMMUNITY-OWNED SOLAR AND BATTERY PROJECT. TRY is … Continue reading BIG BATTERY FUND RAISER. CAN YACK DO IT!
No sign of fires for the Yack CFA volunteers, but they were greeted with the final piece of their energy system: a 13 kWh LG Chem Resu battery…. Hoorah! An … Continue reading Battery installed at the Yack CFA
Today Indigo Power launched the first community owned solar installation in north-east Victoria at the Old Beechworth Gaol. Supplying 55% of the site’s electricity requirements and over $1000 in annual … Continue reading Community solar at the Old Beechworth Gaol!
Last week we celebrated a huge milestone, the generation of 1GWh of hand-crafted local electrons. That’s equivalent to taking 238 cars offthe road for a year! There’s a lovely story … Continue reading What a Milestone: 1 GWh!
Today Yackandandah is thrilled to learn of the Victorian Government’s support to build a third microgrid on the edge of town – with funding announced from the ‘Microgrid Development Initiative.’ … Continue reading Third microgrid to be built at Yackandandah
Luke Fraser WON the National Clean Energy Council Award for Best Solar PV System Design & Installation (Under 30kw, Grid Connect PV Power System with Battery Backup). His system design … Continue reading Key TRY partners, Solar Integrity have taken out an installer award
In his endless wanderings to promote the work of TRY and the transition to 100% renewables, Matt Charles-Jones must have told the TRY story many times. Well, this time someone … Continue reading TRY’s story published in renew. magazine
As you will have noticed, renewable energy is a hot topic both locally and at the state and national level. This week Totally Renewable Yackandandah, in partnership with AusNet Services … Continue reading Renewables research trial to be extended in Yackandandah
A great result for the Yack locals caring for wildlife at the Kangaloola Wildlife Shelter. The shelter cares for orphaned, injured and abandoned wildlife. Located in the bush outside Yackandandah, … Continue reading Kangaloola battery charges up
Bit of excitement this week for TRY and the Yack community! We have been lucky enough to receive the Rural Councils of Victoria ‘Innovation Award’ for energy saving. Thanks to … Continue reading Rural Councils of Victoria ‘Innovation Award’ for energy saving
Musician and former Goanna frontman Shane Howard has released a new song about the inspiring work being done by Totally Renewable Yackandandah. The song reminds us of the power of … Continue reading A good song reminds us what we are fighting for!
Totally Renewable Yackandandah was presented with the Banksia Foundation’s sustainable and resilient communities award at a ceremony in Sydney on Wednesday, 1 November 2017.
Check out this article on TRY by journalist Neelima Choahan in/ARENAwire/, the news feed of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency. It tells how TRY really got started and some of … Continue reading Yack to the future! A town goes wild for renewables
Chris Horton and Karen Dodds received their Golden Yak, in the dark, in front of a packed audience at Earth Hour, during the Yackandandah Folk Festival. Chris and Karen were … Continue reading TRY Golden Yak Award
Listen to Ben McGowan from TRY talking to Joseph Thomsen on ABC Goulburn Murray radio about Yackandandah’s energy future.
On the 9th of February 2017 Totally Renewable Yackandandah (TRY) invited AusNet Services to talk about a shared goal to develop one of Australia’s first commercially operated mini grids in … Continue reading The Yackandandah Mini Grid Future