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
Congratulations to Jill and Richard Whitford on receiving their well deserved Golden Yak for their long support of solar and intention to continue investing in Solar in the future. TRY … Continue reading TRY Golden Yak Award
TRY awards Linda Fish a Golden Yak for being early adopters of solar in Yackandandah. Congratulations Linda and Neil! If you would like a Golden Yak check out the nomination … Continue reading TRY Golden Yak Award
Moving towards a 100 per cent renewable energy target Fantastic effort! Despite the 40-degree heat, around 250 people showed up for two meetings on February 9, to discuss Yackandandah’s shift … Continue reading Mini grid plan
On behalf of John and Jenny Donnelly, neighbour Harvey Ballentine, receives a TRY Golden Yak, at the Star Hotel. The Donnelly’s were recognised for being solar champions who installed solar … Continue reading TRY Golden Yak Award
Totally Renewable Yackandandah are excited to announce that Dr John Hewson (former leader of the Liberal Party) will be speaking at a fundraiser on April 23rd to support a goal … Continue reading Totally Renewable Yackandandah fundraiser – ‘Joining the Dots on renewable energy’ Saturday 23 April 2016
Yackandandah Health will be celebrating the connection of their new solar installation on Friday 26th February at 10:00am Indigo Shire Mayor Councillor, James Trenery, will cut the ribbon for what … Continue reading Yackandandah Health Solar Installation
Yackandandah Folk Festival, 18 March 2016, has a reputation for great music and community vibe. It is also gaining a reputation for sustainable practices. This year the festival is sharing … Continue reading Rubbish? A sustainable approach at Yackandandah Folk Festival
At the end of 2014, Totally Renewable Yackandandah was successful in winning a funding grant from Charles Sturt University (CSU). The grant, worth $2,250, was offered to investigate an area … Continue reading Yackandandah Attitudes to going ‘100% Renewable Energy’
In September, members of Totally Renewable Yackandandah (TRY) Matt Grogan and Tamsin Greenwood met with Professor Tim Flannery, the chief councillor of the Climate Council, prior to his talk at … Continue reading A conversation with Tim Flannery
Rethinking electricity use is a key initiative for the proactive management team of Yackandandah Health as they announce the launch of a program incorporating dramatic reductions in their power demands … Continue reading Yackandandah Steps into a brighter future: Community Sustainable Energy Project
The Totally Renewable Yackandandah Inaugural Annual General Meeting took place on the 7th of July. Have a look at our President’s Report below to see our upcoming plans. (Inaugural) Annual General Meeting – … Continue reading TRY Inaugural AGM – 7th July 2015
We’re very excited to announce that the official launch for Totally Renewable Yackandandah will take place on the 22nd of November 2014 at the Yackandandah Community Centre from 10am to … Continue reading Official TRY launch – 22nd November 2014