The speakers will discuss:
- when it is worthwhile to go solar
- steps to installing solar
- all about feed-in tariffs
- whether you should install batteries
- reducing energy bills with more efficient appliances
- finding the most efficient household appliances
Keiran Price and Alan Pears
Keiran Price: is an energy analyst with the ATA who has worked on numerous projects assessing the benefits of solar installations for residences, businesses and local governments. He has recently worked with MEFL’s Positive Charge providing a technical assessment of commercial solar suppliers, with community groups in Gippsland and Wodonga to establish community energy programs, and is also leading an ATA research project investigating household fuel costs.
Alan Pears AM: is a well known energy commentator, researcher and educator. His activities span all sectors of the economy as well as broader energy and climate policy issues. He has played key roles in development of appliance efficiency and building energy policy and programs. He writes regularly for ‘theconversation’ website, and for the Alternative Technology Association’s ReNew magazine. He has won many awards, including an achievement award from Environment Victoria and the Energy Efficiency Champion award from the Energy Efficiency Council. He is also a member of BCCAG.
Highett Community Centre
2 Livingston St, Highett
Wed May 30 – 7.30pm
Cost: $5 includes tea & coffee