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Community initiatives are up and running

May 13, 2022

Benalla Hockey Club and Glenrowan Primary School have been hard at work upgrading sports equipment and school facilities.

Both have been recipients of the recent Community Grants Program, with funding allocated to support community lead initiatives.

The Benalla Hockey Club grant will fund three portable, heavy duty gazebos to protect spectators at training and Fun Summer Hockey in Benalla.

 FRV have established the Winton Solar Farm Community Grants Program  as part of their commitment to support local community groups and deliver benefits to the region.

At Glenrowan Primary School, works to upgrade their cooking learning classroom are complete. School parents and community volunteers all helped to install new equipment, improving the learning environment for students.

Other recipients of this years $35,000 Community Grants Fund were Winton Primary School, to develop a new sustainable outdoor kitchen garden and NE tracks to support their Hands on Trades day event, and provide funding for their ACRE yourh entrepreneurship program.

Asset Manager Fernando Altmann said “Sharing benefits of the project with the Winton Community is fundamental”

The $35,000 Community Grants Program gives back to the community who have been so welcoming of the project, and support the region in the process” he said

FRV has contributed $120,000 to local community initiatives to date and is excited to be working with the local community on projects that are important to them.

 

FRV Updates

Bernard Briggs Pre-school is expected to save around $1500 a year on electricity, thanks to some newly installed solar panels.

Benalla Hockey Club and Glenrowan Primary School have been hard at work upgrading sports equipment and school facilities. Both have been recipients of the recent Community Grants Program, with funding allocated to support community lead initiatives.

MOREE SOLAR FARM

Moree Solar Farm began operations in 2016 and was the first large-scale solar project in Australia to use a single-axis tracking system.

 

Lilyvale Solar Farm near Emerald, Queensland (100MW)

Financial close of the Lilyvale Solar Farm was achieved during September 2017 with operations expected to commence in 2018. The project will benefit from a PPA with Ergon Energy, the QLD-government owned retailer, part of the Energy Queensland group, who will purchase 100% of the electricity generated by the project.