Event Information:

  • Wed

    Community Renewable Energy Toolkit Workshop

    9am to 4pm and 9am to 1pm (1.5 day workshop)Maitland City Bowling Club, Opal Rom 14 Arthur Street Rutherford

    This training will run on 6th & 7th December from 9am to 4pm and 9am to 1pm (1.5 day workshop)

    ARENA and Frontier Impact Group invite community energy groups, local governments, and not-for-profits to attend the Community Renewable Energy Toolkit Workshop series.

    The workshops will provide you with an understanding of the tools needed to enable community renewable projects to get off the ground more quickly with sound economic outcomes. It will also provide an in-depth understanding of the Community Renewable Energy Toolkit, which was developed as a guide to support community solar projects.

    What is the Community Renewable Energy Toolkit?

    The Community Energy Funding Toolkit funded by ARENA and developed by Frontier Impact Group, with project partners Coalition for Community Energy (C4CE, represented by Embark and Community Power Agency) to increase the likelihood of success for renewable projects in your community. The Funding Toolkit is set up on a modular basis and includes a series of guidebooks. You can download the guidebooks at

    What You Will Learn

    The objective of the training is to develop local skills in the utilisation of the toolkit to ensure solar projects are delivered quickly and efficiently. After this workshop you will have done the planning and financial assessment of a real project – your own or one that we recently supported. You will also:

    • Identify key challenges in securing funding for Community Energy projects and how to overcome them
    • Recognise the steps required to develop a Behind the Meter Solar PV project
    • Application of Behind the Meter Solar PV steps in real cases studies
    • Managing risks associated with the development of Solar PV Projects
    • Learn how to use and apply the financial model template for Behind the Meter Solar PV projects
    • Understand the sharing of benefits between host sites and Behind the Meter Solar PV project investors

    Register for free