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We partnered with Baw Baw Sustainability Group to provide subsidised audits for households under this program and are an accredited provider who can link you with an accredited assessor.

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  • electricity offers
  • gas offers and
  • solar savings

And check if you’re eligible for a $250 Power Saving Bonus.

Check if your local library has one of the Home Energy Audit Toolkit (HEAT) to test how energy efficient your home is.

This toolkit will help you find the most energy consuming appliances in your home and shows were your house could be made cosier through draft proofing and insulation.

Updated Energy Efficiency and Induction Stove kits now available at Myli libraries

Myli partnered with Bass Coast, South Gippsland, Baw Baw and Cardinia Shire to provide portable induction cooktops, energy efficiency and home audit toolkits, as well as these two guides to be borrowed for free at your Myli community library. It’s a great way to try before you buy while you are electrifying your home.

When you borrow a home energy and water efficiency kit from your Myli library, you will find the following in your kit:

  • thermal imaging cameras
  • water monitoring devices
  • information and tips
  • energy meters

Check if your library has them available today and make your home more energy efficient.

The Energy Innovation Co-operative is thrilled to have these updated energy efficiency kits now available at the library, after the initial project was launched over 10 years ago.

Electric Cars, Electric Homes

The Beginners Guide to Driving Electric Cars‘ offers plenty of valuable information such as:

  • A beginner-friendly introduction to electric cars (EVs) and why theyโ€™re increasingly becoming popular, as well as a brief history of electric vehicle development (dating all the way back to the 1800s!)
  • Differences between electric cars and hybrid electric/diesel models, as well as examples of brands and
  • models of EVs in the market today
  • Government grants, tax advantages, and other public support enjoyed by electric car owners.
  • Other useful information, advice, and resources to help you decide if an electric car is right for you

Local Solar Installers

Cuttriss Electrical

John Cuttriss (Inverloch)
  • 35 yearsโ€™ experience as electrician, 8 years installing solar PV
  • Clean Energy Council accredited. Reg. No.A7012374
  • Registered electrical contractor (Energy Safe Vic). License No. 5763
  • Design and install Solar PV: grid connect, stand alone, grid/ batteries.
  • Reliably serving Inverloch/Cape Paterson/Wonthaggi & surrounds

George Fairlie (Kongwak)

  • Grid connected solar for home or industrial sites; stand alone systems.
  • From 1kW to 100 kW
  • Clean Energy Council accredited designer and installer since 2008
  • Obligation-free quote or phone

JMC Electrics

Jonathan McMicking (Venus Bay)
  • Longstanding affiliation with Energy Innovation Co-op
  • CEC Accredited for design & installation, all kinds of Solar PV
  • A Grade electricians & registered contractor.
  • Trusted & personable service
  • Over 10 experience in Solar

Gippsland Solar

Andrew or Shane (Mirboo North & Traralgon)
Ph 1300 GIPS SOL (447 765)
  • Built since 2008 into one of the largest solar providers in Victoria.
  • Supplies premium brands of solar PV, batteries including Tesla Powerwall, solar HW and off-grid systems.
  • Post installation service includes monitoring

GridEdge

Grid Edge Pty Ltd, Yarram 3971
  • Low cost of ownership
  • No fire risk
  • No degradation
  • 100% recyclable
  • High Energy Density
  • Wide operating temperature
  • No gassing
  • Non-toxic
  • No maintenance

Sunscape Electrical

1/501 Bass Highway, Grantville 3984
John Cuttriss (Inverloch)
  • Focus on quality hard work & customer service
  • Family owned business operating since 2008
  • Over 100 installations from 1kW-100 kW across Vic.
  • Installations by master electrician
  • Lower your energy costs & reduce carbon emissions

Resources Renewable Energy and Sustainability Legends

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