The Sunshine Coast Council Solar Farm has been honoured in the National Awards for Local Government which showcase innovative and resourceful solutions that local governments have implemented to make a difference within their communities. The Solar Farm won the Boosting Productivity through Infrastructure Award, highlighting council’s forward thinking approach to invest in modern infrastructure to […]
In light of the agreement last week between China and the United States on climate change, the Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson believes the proposed solar farm for the Coast places the #sunshinecaost ahead of the curve economically and environmentally.
Sunshine Coast Council has today taken the next step in becoming Australia’s first local government organisation to build a solar farm. Council has lodged a Material Change of Use (MCU) development application to build a 15 megawatt (MW) solar farm at Valdora to offset the organisation’s entire electricity consumption at its facilities and operations. […]
The Sunshine Coast could become the alternative energy capital of coastal Australia with Sunshine Coast Council set to build a solar farm to meet its electricity needs. Mayor Mark Jamieson said the Sunshine Coast would live up to its name by tapping into the energy of the sun to deliver a multi-million-dollar saving for ratepayers. […]