Tracking the increase in Solar PV installations
Buildings / Energy / News / Reports and AGM

Tracking the increase in Solar PV installations

Since Zero Emissions Byron began in 2015, the size and number of solar PV installations in the Byron Shire has increased four-fold. This graph has been compiled from data on the APVI Solar Map[1] for the four Byron postcodes covering Bangalow, Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores (2479, 2481, 2482, 2483). “Over 3.5MW were installed…

This Friday –  Support the School Strike for Climate Movement – attend the online rally at 3pm
Climate Change / News

This Friday – Support the School Strike for Climate Movement – attend the online rally at 3pm

This Friday whilst NSW is under Covid restrictions the School Strike for Climate will be an online Rally.  Climate Change isn’t on hold during the pandemic.  We must keep the pressure up with COP26 only 21 days away! The last rally was less than 6 months ago!  Here are some pics from that day.

Market Forces call to action – Deutsche Bank is getting cosy with Whitehaven
Climate Change / In the Media / News

Market Forces call to action – Deutsche Bank is getting cosy with Whitehaven

Hi Community, Financial news source Debtwire reports Deutsche Bank is preparing to arrange funds for Whitehaven Coal’s climate-wrecking coal business. This could be the money Whitehaven needs for new coal mines like Vickery and Winchester South. Will you tell Deutsche Bank to back-off? Debtwire says Deutsche Bank organised a roadshow for creditors this week and could act as…

Rex Harris, Bangalow Maca Farmer & Change Maker
Land Use / News / RePlant Byron Alliance / ZEB Story

Rex Harris, Bangalow Maca Farmer & Change Maker

Why sunlight and regenerative agricultural practices are the key to this Macadamia Orchard. Watch the video https://youtu.be/MAjhgUmtz4A Read the story here – provided by Rex Since 1998 Piccadilly Park Macadamia Orchard has been the home farm of Rex and Lynette Harris. Together with Sons Carl and  Daniel, farm manager Mark Jones, and agronomist Ray O’Grady,…

Energy Efficiency Professional – Sebastian Crangle
Buildings / Energy / Professional Service

Energy Efficiency Professional – Sebastian Crangle

Sebastian is a local expert passionate about supporting Northern Rivers residents. He began his working life as an archaeologist, with an Honours degree in Anthropology, before deviating into Disability Services with over 10 years’ experience as a Quality Assurance Manager. His deep underlying passion for sustainability and renewable energy then compelled him to channel his…

Enter Zero Emissions Byron Electric Vehicle survey – and win a chance to drive a Tesla for a day
Climate Change / Electric Vehicles / News / Newsletter / Transport

Enter Zero Emissions Byron Electric Vehicle survey – and win a chance to drive a Tesla for a day

As the EV Expo proposed for 7 November had to be postponed due to COVID, community group Zero Emissions Byron (ZEB) has launched a survey designed to find out what barriers prevent NSW Northern Rivers residents from buying an electric vehicle (EV). The survey seeks to understand exactly what people would like to know about…