Free energy workshops

Cessnock City Council has partnered with the NSW Government and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to host a series of free workshops on energy efficiency, solar energy and energy management for small businesses.

Cessnock City Council has partnered with the NSW Government and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage to host a series of free workshops on energy efficiency, solar energy and energy management for small businesses.

These workshops include:  

Energy Basics for Households

  • Thursday 16 May 10.30-11.30am at Kurri Kurri Library
  •  Thursday 16 May 5.30-6.30pm at Cessnock Library  

Energy Management Basics for Small Business

  • Thursday 30 May 5.30-6.30pm at Cessnock Library  

Solar and Battery Storage   

  • Thursday 6 June 5.00-6.30pm at Cessnock Library  

Come along to better understand your electricity bills and learn practical energy saving tips to help you reduce your energy use and overall costs. Solar PV installation is an increasingly popular way for NSW households to save on energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint. Battery storage is also attracting considerable attention.   The information, tools and resources provided in these free workshops will help you decide if a solar or battery storage option is right for your household.  

Cessnock City Mayor, Councillor Bob Pynsent said rooftop solar installations are booming and more and more people in our community are interested in learning more about solar panels.  

“These workshops will provide free, independent advice on solar, battery storage and reducing energy use for homes and small businesses in cost-effective ways.”  

If you’re interested in coming along, register online at libraries.cessnock.nsw.gov.au under ‘Events & Bookings’ or by calling Cessnock Library on 4993 4399 or Kurri Kurri Library on 4937 1638.   

 4/1/2019