Canberrans raise $3.07M to build nation’s largest community solar farm

Originally published in The Canberra Times by Georgina Connery ACT investors have pumped $3.07 million into Australia’s largest community solar project planned to be built on a Canberra vineyard. The project has secured the full capital investment required and plans tabled with the ACT government await final approval. Deb Cleland, Reuben Layton Thompson, and Jeff […]

June Newsletter: Our flagship solar farm at Majura, the Finkel Review and more!

Winter has set in, and SolarShare is moving closer to getting our flagship solar project off the ground. There’s been a lot of big renewable energy news, too. Read on to catch up on it all! Securing a feed-in-tariff for the Majura Flagship Project On 26 May the SolarShare team submitted our proposal to secure […]

Driving the energy revolution from the bottom up: observations from the 2017 Community Energy Congress, by Julie Chater

What do you get when 600 people from all over Australia meet to discuss hundreds of innovative community energy projects? Enough emissions free energy to power the country! The second Community Energy Congress, held at Melbourne Town Hall from 27 to 28 February 2017, demonstrated the enthusiasm of communities, situated far and wide across Australia, […]

February Newsletter

Kicking off the new year with three exciting events In January we had our first AGM with the new members we welcomed in our T1 investment round. Good to see so many friendly faces could make it along. We are very pleased to re-welcome Marea Fatseas to the board after the hiatus she took to […]

Community Energy Congress, 27th & 28th February Melbourne 2017

The Community Energy Congress is the premier event on Australia’s community energy calendar. It will bring together up to 800 people to strengthen this budding sector. Together we will share information, develop skills, foster new networks, celebrate success and plan for action. We at SolarShare would encourage anyone with an interest in community energy to […]

Media release : Australia’s largest community owned solar farm nears reality!

Community action on solar power is at an all-time high, SolarShare Community Energy Ltd (SolarShare) announced today. The recently concluded T1 Seed Funding round for SolarShare’s Majura Solar Farm was over-subscribed by 50 per cent, bringing Australia’s largest community owned solar facility a step closer to reality. “SolarShare offered Canberra commercial-scale solar farm ownership and […]

Our round one offer was an outstanding success

This week at SolarShare we’re celebrating! Our T1 Seed Funding offer has now been finalised. We had an outstandingly successful response and the offer was over-subscribed. For us at SolarShare this means full steam ahead towards the main offer, T2 Construction funding. In the coming months we’ll invite all members of the community who are […]

Round one offer released

Today we are releasing our round one offer document. This step culminates many months of work for the SolarShare team and represents a major milestone in the project. All investors who have registered their interest with SolarShare will have received an email with instructions on how to apply for shares in this round. If you […]

Investment Update

A little update on our first round offer document: it is now with the lawyers for their final review and we look forward to hearing back from them soon. Meanwhile, we’ve received a couple of questions that we’d like to answer for everyone. If you’d like to see any of the Q&A that we’ve had […]

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