New Energy Community Day 23 

A new component of the Gippsland New Energy Conference is the New Energy Community Day. This free event is open to all with the opportunity to speak to new energy proponents and find out more about the once in a lifetime transformation of energy generation in Gippsland. It includes an eV Expo with displays of eV vehicles, science shows, information stalls from New Energy Industry specialists, music and more.  Come along and be entertained and informed.

Welcome form our sponsor – Iberdrola Australia Ross Rolfe, CEO & Chairman Iberdrola
10:00 AM – 10:10 AM, Event Stage
Film – Power On
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM, Wellington Room
One hundred years after the beginning of Latrobe Valley coal industry, workers and communities in Gippsland are preparing for a new energy system. The short film-documentary Power On tells the story of the incredible energy transformation happening across Gippsland.
Are we there yet? – How Gippsland’s transition to renewables is going.
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Wellington Centre
A Q&A panel session with proponents, community and government talking about the future of New Energy and how it is likely to impact on the region.
Film – Venus Bay and Tarwin Lower Community Energy Project
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM , Wellington Room
A film highlighting the work of the Venus Bay and Tarwin Lower illustrating the social networks, connections and relationships that exist between people, groups, organisations and infrastructure.
The Future of Electric Transport, Bryce Gaton EV Transition Consultant
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM, Wellington Centre
Experts estimate that by 2030 there will be 1.7 million electric vehicles on Australian roads making up 50% of all new car sales.
eV Vehicles Panel Session
12:30 PM – 1:00 P, Wellington Centre
Our panel of drivers, innovators and mechanics will explore the pros and cons of eV vehicles and answer your questions Complementing displays of EV vehicles including bikes outside at the Port of Sale.
New Energy Gippsland – web portal Michelle Isles, Senior Advisor – New Energy Development, GCCN
1:00 PM – 1:30 PM, Wellington Room
Demonstration of a new web portal that captures the opportunities and details of Gippsland’s transition to renewable energy, for communities and business.

This is a free event
Time: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM 
When: Saturday 2nd. September 2023
Where: Port of Sale and the Wellington Centre on Gunaikurnai Country 

This event is brought to you thanks to our partners: Iberdrola Australia , The Middle of Everywhere