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Central West NSW Co-operative

Australia's largest crowd-funded solar PV project

Ethical Investment Opportunity

An opportunity to benefit from solar PV over the lifetime of the park (20+ years)

Competitive Financial Returns of 8-12%*

Benefit from income only available with large generation assets

Support the Transition to Sustainable Energy

Involvement in positive climate action which lowers your carbon footprint

Ongoing Conversations with the Community

Enabling members to understand how sustainable energy and energy efficiency can lower costs

An opportunity to benefit from solar PV over the lifetime of the park (20+ years)

Benefit from income only available with large generation assets

Involvement in positive climate action which lowers your carbon footprint

Enabling members to understand how sustainable energy and energy efficiency can lower costs

The Orange Community Renewable Energy Park (OCREP) is a 5 MW solar installation featuring 5 MWh battery storage technology and solar tracking mechanisms. The OCREP is the largest crowd funded PV project with solar batteries in Australia and is being developed at 643 Mitchell Highway, Orange NSW. Construction is planned to commence in 2022.


Featured articles

Why invest in renewable energy?

Solar panels under cloudy sky.

By Jane Lawrence

A look at why a community-scale renewable energy project should be at the top of your investment list.

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Events

Clean Energy Open Day

31 October 2021, 10 am – 4 pm

A chance for the Australian public to get up close and personal with renewable energy. Hosted by the Clean Energy Council.

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Orange Community Renewable Energy Park Virtual Open Day

31 October 2021, 10 am – 12 pm

Join us in celebrating renewable energy in local communities, with chances to win prizes and chat to the team working on the solar farm!

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