Our Solar Future is an initiative of Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC) in partnership with eight of its member councils. This website was launched to give households and small businesses access to renewable energy products and services. We have worked with renewable energy experts to select a number of preferred suppliers that can meet your solar energy needs. 

 
Bankstown Council is hosting two FREE solar energy workshops on 5th and 12th April at the Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre. You can talk to a solar industry expert about how you can install solar energy in your home or business. To register, go to workshop 5th April  or workshop 12th April This is an opportunity to have your questions about solar answered by an independent expert.
 Learn how to protect your household from rising gas and electricity prices and put the power back in your hands! Petra Liverani of Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) will present a talk on Energy Freedom for householders, covering the key areas:  - building features such as insulation, - energy efficient devices, - solar panels - monitoring your energy use.    
Peter Seligman, honorary Professor of the University of Melbourne, has written an article in Climate Spectator assesing if the numbers stack up! The Our Solar Future team will be keeping an eye on this market and will call for offers in our next round of supplier assessments.  
“My advice to anyone else thinking about getting a solar system is - just do it!” Lucy Abbott used the Our Solar Future website to install a solar system at her home on Bruce Street in Marrickville.  “We had been wanting to do this for a long time, but it was really difficult to take that final step of committing to an installer,” Lucy said. “The Our Solar Future website was the catalyst... read more
Josh's House has 3 kilowatts of solar already installed but was still dependant on the grid for 56% of the electricity requirements.  By installing a new 8kWh LiFePO4 battery unit the house will be able to achieve 97% 'load defection.' Check out the video Once the batteries are full, surplus power generated from the solar panels is diverted to the grid. If the household demand exceeds... read more