Energetic Communities Inc.
Based in West End, Brisbane, Energetic Communities Association Inc. is a key driver of Community Owned Renewable Energy (CORE) development in Queensland, aiming to put community solar on the roofs of community buildings, businesses and not for profits, as part of a drive to a more sustainable society. We are volunteer-driven and have a participatory structure, welcoming any aligned individuals as members.
Read our Briefer_Growing Queensland Community Energy (PDF) to see what’s needed in Queensland. We also assist other community energy groups to establish themselves and advocate for more sustainable and socially just energy policy both in Queensland and at the National level.
We are a community organisation that promotes sustainability in small business, community groups schools, not for profits and the broader community. We run workshops on sustainability, including sustainable energy, sustainability action plans, permaculture, green building and appropriate technology for community groups. We assist schools and small business in sustainable energy, sustainable food, peak oil, carbon footprints and zero carbon plans, climate change and sustainability research and consultancy, sustainability action planning and behaviour change programs and facilitate organisations on their pathway to sustainability.
We aim to build community resilience to the twin concerns of Peak Oil and Climate Change while also building a sense of community. Energetic Communities Association Inc. is a Social Enterprise providing services in:
- Carbon Footprinting
- Sustainability Assessment and Planning.
- Energy Efficiency
- Carbon Management
- Business Efficiency
- Peak Oil
- Climate Change and Sustainability Research and Consultancy
- Permaculture Design