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Express interest in solar support

We recognise that to keep broadcasting 24-hours a day, seven days a week, costs can be significant and one of the biggest ongoing and growing budget pressures is electricity. Solar systems can make an enormous difference to stations with modelling showing average energy savings of 37%.

Our goal is to secure additional funding sources to help stations at the studio or at the transmission site to 'go green’ and install solar. We’re interested in moving forward with finding partners for your organisation, but we need some additional information to take this next step.

Does your station want to switch to solar? Complete an Expression of Interest form in SmartyGrants, including quotes from the suppliers to undertake this project.
There’s no set deadline on completing this, but the sooner you can provide some further information, the sooner we can find a funding partner for you! Once your Expression of Interest has been submitted, we'll be in touch to talk further about your station profile (all those wonderful things that you are doing in your community) and the types of partners that might suit your organisation.

To get you thinking about whether solar is right for your station, consider these requirements:

•         Site ownership (station, transmission or repeater), or a long-term lease.
•         Enough clear, usable space for the installation.
•         You'll need to obtain quotes for installation.

We welcome you to phone us on 03 8341 5900 or email fundraising@cbf.com.au for more information.