‘Energy Futures’ forum

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Date(s) - 16/11/13
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

VRI Hall

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BEAM will be presenting an ‘Energy Futures’ forum in Seymour which will look at the what, why and how of energy.

In transitioning from our dependence on limited fossil fuel reserves to harnessing clean renewable energy – we can lower our impact on the environment and the severity of climate change. Reducing our own energy use will play a major role in our ability to make this transition. We all have a part to play in our Energy Future.

Guest speakers from around Victoria will talk about future energy options including solar and wind power, how to reduce energy use, your household bills and the risks associated if we don’t move to a renewable energy future. Not to be missed!

y2r-logoThe day will be facilitated by BEAM’s Phil Bourne with support from Leigh Ewbank of Yes2Renewables.

Speakers include:

Gwenda Allgood – Ararat Councillor, community benefits of wind farm development – see article
David RobinsonL.I.V.E. community solar on the South Melbourne market – see article
Chloe AldenhovenLock the Gate, coal seam gas & challenges for rural communities – see article
Trent Hawkins – Reducing bills and energy use in the household – see article
Doug Hobson – Waubra wind farmer, benefits of living with wind power

Stay tuned, more speakers to be announced. Download the Energy Futures Flyer, print it out and spread the word!

* VRI Hall – Victorian Railways Institute Hall is next to Seymour Station, on the bus terminal side.

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