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Yearly Archive: 2014

December 6 2014

Darryn Lyons doing his bit for climate change

Darryn Lyons has recently taken very personal steps to once again show leadership in Geelong by reducing his carbon footprint.  City to Surf Solar+ has  just installed solar panels on his private residence – a move that will greatly reduce the amount of power being drawn from the traditional grid. “Darryn Lyons approached us about…

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November 6 2014

Abervale Retirement Village Community bulk buy program

In 2013, Abervale Retirement Village in Grovedale participated in our community bulk buy program. The management of Abervale had expressed an interest in installing solar power on one of their community buildings and many village residents also expressed an interest in installing solar power on their own individual units. Following a presentation by City to…

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October 27 2014

Barwon Heads Golf Club – 30kW

An extra ‘green’ for Barwon Heads Golf Club. City to Surf Solar+ have just installed a 30kW solar PV system at the prestigious Barwon Heads Golf Club. The system is located on the Club’s maintenance shed and is helping to offset the huge costs involved in maintaining the immaculate grounds. The Club is proud to…

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October 13 2014

Belmont Bowls Club – 20kW

The 20kW solar power system recently installed at Belmont Bowls Club by City to Surf Solar+ was officially “switched on” on Friday 10th October 2014 by the deputy mayor of Geelong, Cr Bruce Harwood. The system was funded by a grant from the Geelong City Council.

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October 13 2014

Metaland Breakwater – 30kW

Installed October 2014. Metaland, a metal fabrication business in Breakwater, have just had a 30kW solar power system installed by City to Surf Solar+. Manager of Metaland, Don Seach made the decision to install solar power to help the company dramatically reduce their electricity bills and to reduce their impact on the environment. The system…

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September 15 2014

Axing solar subsidy will cost jobs – The Times 11/09/14

Article in The Bellarine/Surf Coast/Armstrong Creek Times 11 September 2014.

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August 18 2014

BREAKING NEWS – RET to end??

As mentioned in this post by the Australian Solar Council, today’s Financial Review reports that the Abbott Government plans to axe the Renewable Energy Target. This means the cost of a 5kW solar power system will increase by more than $3,000. For businesses thinking of installing a larger system, a 30kW system will increase by…

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July 29 2014

Barwon Heads Community Grant

With its membership now over 150, the Barwon Heads Sustainability Group has delivered on one of its major project promises by installing solar power systems across a number of community organisations in what has truly been a coming together of community, industry and government. Five not-for-profit groups in the Barwon Heads community including Barwon Heads…

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July 29 2014

Barwon Heads Community Hall – 1.75kW

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July 29 2014

Business Technology Specialists (BTS) – 8.16kW

Business Technology Specialists in Newtown installed an 8.16kW PV system earlier this year to help combat their ever-increasing electricity bills. The system comprises 34 solar panels with a 12kW German SMA inverter meaning BTS have the capability to install an additional 4kW in the future.

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  • Supporters of:Give Where You Live
  • Accreditation:Clean Energy Council
  • Members of:Geelong Sustainability GroupATA
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