Community Power Hubs – Funded projects

Last updated: 13 January 2023
Number of recipients to date: 22
Total funding awarded to date: $3,730,000
All projects to be completed by: June 2022

Funding is supporting Victorian communities to offer trusted advice on clean energy solutions and support, develop and deliver locally owned, cost-effective renewable energy projects. For more information, view  Community Power Hubs Program.

Fund recipients

Funds were awarded to organisations to establish and operate a Community Power Hub in their region and deliver renewable energy projects that were ready to implement.

The regional Community Power Hubs were successful in securing funding for community energy projects at 16 sites and are supporting these sites to have solar energy systems installed.

Geelong Sustainability Group – Barwon South West

Funding: $428,400

Implementation ready project

Geelong YMCA

60kW solar PV

Funding: $63,082

Gippsland Climate Change Network – Gippsland

Funding: $428,400

Implementation ready projects

Venus Bay Community Centre

9.9kW solar PV and 26.4kWh battery

Funding: $49,000

Coronet Bay Community Hall

11.84kW solar PV

Funding: $12,318

Gormandale Community House

5.18kW solar PV

Funding: $8,158

Heyfield Wetlands Information Centre

13.34kW solar PV

Funding: $8,350

Lucknow Football Netball Club

14kW solar PV and 42kWh battery

Funding: $46,200

Mallacoota Water Treatment Plant

39.6kW solar PV

Funding: $48,450

Neerim South Hospital

99.8kW solar PV

Funding: $31,819

Yarragon Church

6.48kW solar PV

Funding: $6,906

Ballarat Renewable Energy and Zero Emissions – Grampians

Funding: $428,400

Healesville CoRE – Greater Yarra Valley and Ranges

Funding: $428,400

Indigo Power in partnership with Goulburn Valley Community Energy – Hume

Funding: $428,400

Implementation ready projects

Moyola Aged Care Tatura

136kW solar PV

Funding: $59,964

Yea Community Shed

8.14 solar PV

Funding: $12,250

Bendigo Sustainability Group – Loddon Mallee

Funding: $428,400

Implementation ready projects

Bendigo Jockey Club

99kW solar PV

Funding: $83,215

Bendigo Woollen Mills

96.3kW solar PV

Funding: $76,114

Hazeldenes Bald Hills

99.9kW solar PV

Funding: $64,703

Hazeldenes Lanecorie

99.9kW solar PV

Funding: $65,042

Mildura South Regional Sporting Precinct

99.9kW solar PV

Funding: $95,000

Yarra Energy Foundation – metropolitan Melbourne

Funding: $428,400

More information

This grant program is closed, but you can email us if you have any queries.