Events and Journal

  • The Z-NET Community Transition Plan has Launched!

    The Z-NET Community Transition Plan has Launched!

    On Thursday the 4th of April, the Coalition for Community Energy launched their plan to put the Hepburn Shire on a path to be Australia’s first zero-net emissions community within 10 years. In 2017 local sustainability groups and community members put forward a submission to the Hepburn Shire Council to implement an ambitious Zero-Net Energy Target for the shire. In…

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  • Half-yearly report for 2019

    Half-yearly report for 2019

    Half-yearly report for 2019 In our Half-yearly report for 2019, you will find everything you need to know about the performance of Gale and Gusto, our financial performance, community work, upcoming dividend and our $500,000 dollar grant to develop a community-owned solar farm. Below is a brief snapshot of the report and you can read the full report here. If…

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  • Hepburn Wind awarded $500,000 for a solar farm!

    Hepburn Wind awarded $500,000 for a solar farm!

    Hepburn Wind has received a $500,000 dollar grant from the Labor State Government to go towards developing a solar farm! The Renewable Communities Program had a total pool of $1.1 million available to community groups seeking to develop and run renewable energy projects. Hepburn Wind has been investigating the solar resource at the Leonards Hill wind farm site over more…

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  • Annual General Meeting 2018

    Annual General Meeting 2018

    Thank you to the 101 members who attended our 2018 AGM last Saturday at Victoria Park Pavillion. The AGM offered attendees a great opportunity to find out more on the interim dividend rule change, Hepburn Wind’s work on the Z-NET Pilot and hear from Iris Degenhardt on her community’s transition to 120% renewables. Iris played a critical role in developing…

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  • PowershopLITE


    Our energy retail partner Powershop has been a big supporter Hepburn Wind and our work on the ZNET Community Transition Plan. This year Powershop assisted us to deliver six solar installations for community facilities by providing co-funding from their Your Community Energy initiative. These installations will cut 35 tonnes of CO2 p.a and save these facilities hundreds of dollars a…

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  • Cameron Robbins: Residency & Exhibition

    Cameron Robbins: Residency & Exhibition

    Castlemaine based artist Cameron Robbins will be in residence at Hepburn Wind from October 16 to November 4. This residency will culminate in a two-day exhibition of drawings, film and photos held at the Leonards Hill Hall. Robbins’ work seeks to make tangible the underlying structures and rhythms of natural forces. He has a studio and travel based practice, making…

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  • Our AGM is only two weeks away!

    Our AGM is only two weeks away!

    Hepburn Wind will host its 2018 Annual General Meeting on Saturday 3 November at the Victoria Park Pavilion. We encourage all members to attend to hear from our International guest speaker and receive a number of important updates. Guest Speaker: Iris Degenhardt-Meister This year we have an esteemed international guest from Germany, Iris Degenhardt-Meister. Iris Degenhardt-Meister is the chair of…

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  • Our Annual Report for 2018 is here!

    Our Annual Report for 2018 is here!

    Would you like to find out more about Hepburn Wind and what we have achieved in 2018? You can find everything you need to know in Hepburn Winds’ Annual Report which is now available for download. This year Hepburn Wind reached a big milestone. In May 2018 we paid off our bank loan and by the end of the financial…

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