Macedon Ranges Community Energy Park

Moving the whole Macedon Ranges to Renewable Energy

Located deep in the pine forest to the south of Woodend, the Park will combine wind turbines, solar panels and batteries and is poised to generate enough clean electricity to match the local consumption of the entire Macedon Ranges.

MRSG is negotiating a partnership with a leading Australian renewable energy company to develop the Park (details to be announced soon). We will:

  • represent community interests and manage community investment
  • lead stakeholder engagement
  • secure a lease agreement for the land
  • help obtain consents, approvals and permits
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As a co-developer and equity partner, MRSG aims to generate revenue to invest in more clean community generation projects (see Renewable Energy Fund below).

Additionally, local residents and businesses will be invited to buy a share of the Park.

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How can you help?

Become an MRSG member

Joining Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group (and REAG) is inexpensive but makes a huge difference. Having more members bolsters our numbers when campaigning the government to make decisions that favour the use of renewable energy.

Join for as little as $25/year.

Interested in investment?

Giving the community a chance to own part of the Energy park is important to us. Help us understand your expectations if you were to invest.

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About the MRSG Renewable Energy Action Group

The Renewable Energy Action Group (REAG) is part of the not-for-profit Macedon Ranges Sustainability Group.

Our goal is to make the Macedon Ranges carbon neutral by 2030, by leading, supporting and investing in local energy efficiency, generation and offset projects in partnership with community, government and industry.

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