Members of REB interested in Utility Scale and Storage options are investigating changing the source of energy used at a 'utility scale' including waste to energy projects; utility scale renewables, battery storage and micro grids. They are currently:
RESEARCHING waste to energy projects; utility scale solar farms; storage batteries; pumped hydro & other options. Of particular interest to member researcher Adrian is Sierra Energy's FastOx(R) Gasification based waste conversion system.
MONITORING proposals and planning submissions in the community and disseminating information about utility scale initiatives which have synergy with REB's vision and goals.
Victorian Government's Draft Guidelines for Solar Energy Facilities - feedback can be made until March 1
Lightsource BP's Winton solar farm - Planning permission granted
Goorambat Solar Farm Community Consultation
REB research continues into Sierra Energy's FastOx Gasification based Waste Conversion System