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Go Electric!


Free consultations for apartments

Rooftop solar and EV charging

We're offering the opportunity to access free expert advice specific to your strata building.

Register below to access one of:

  • five free 30 minute online consultations with an independent electric vehicle charging expert.
  • five free 30 minute online consultations with an independent apartment solar expert.

What do we need to do to apply?

  1. At least two representatives from the strata committee and/or building management need to attend the consultation.
  2. You need to submit a recent electricity bill and photographs of the electricity meter and parking spaces or roof.
  3. Do your homework. You will get the most out of the session if you learn something about the topic before joining the session.

Register your interest on the forms below

Council will select successful buildings to ensure a representative sample of building sizes and level of interest from committees.

Grow it Local online workshop series

Grow it Local couple

Check all upcoming Grow it Local events. 

Past Events - Recordings & Resources

  • Sustainable Pools: how to reduce the energy use, water use and running costs of your pool. Presented by the Swimming Pool & Spa Association. How variable speed pumps can make a significant difference (February 2022).
  • Green electricity: Your questions answered: how to purchase renewable energy for your home or business and how you can be sure its “green”.
  • Installing Solar and Batteries in the Eastern Suburbs: webinar recording how to install rooftop solar and batteries on your home or business. (October 2021)
  • How to install Solar in Apartments: Interested in getting solar power for your apartment building, but not sure where to start? You can view a recording of this introductory workshop hosted by Waverley Council to hear from experts and real life case studies to learn key considerations to install solar power on strata blocks. Slides from this event are also available in the resources section of our Strata Energy Saving page.
  • Sustainability Projects for your Block. Projects suitable for common areas such as solar, lighting, ventilation, water saving and pool pumps. How to assess and prioritise projects in your block and who to get involved. Plus top 3 tips for energy saving in your apartment. Webinar recording available soon.
  • Electric vehicles and charging stations. Webinar recording with answers to the most common questions asked about electric vehicles and how to charge them. (October 2021)
  • Cooling your home with trees. Advice on what to plant where to help keep your home cool in summer and let light and warmth in through winter. Also how your roof colour, blinds and shades can make a difference. (October 2021)
  • Backyard Habitat - How to create habitat in your backyard, what plants to choose. See resources.
  • Helping to Keep our Harbour Clean - how stormwater drains function, why they're important and what we can do to help keep our harbour waters clean
  • Our Amazing Harbour Marine Life - John Turnbull takes us on a photographic tour of Sydney Harbour's amazing animals.