About Renewable Energy Benalla
Renewable Energy Benalla (REB), an action group of Benalla Sustainable Future Group (BSFG), was established following a successful community forum held in October 2016 about a renewable energy future for Benalla. The vision of a 100% renewable energy future was affirmed in the BSFG Review 2022, with the action group focus '100% renewable and community based energy' identified in the review relating to the ongoing work of REB.
Our Vision? For Benalla to become a zero net energy town by 2028 by reducing and balancing energy demand with 100% renewable energy supply.
In 2017, Beyond Zero Emissions, a national think tank focussed on reducing emissions to zero, offered to help REB to develop a 10-year transition strategy to 100% renewables. BZE supported us by
The Transition Strategy details three major steps to achieve 100% renewables.
Renewable Energy Benalla is working in collaboration with the community and relevant organisations to achieve the following objectives:
Since 2018, REB has
Information Sheet - Renewable Energy Benalla (REB) and its Activities (pdf)
Benalla Zero Carbon Communities Profile in BZE June Newsletter
Dr Helen Haines, MP for Indi -
Unlocking community energy in Australia