Energy independence?

Cheaper power bills?

Less pollution?

 What can home batteries do for you?

There’s been a lot of buzz about batteries for home energy storage. Some pundits are talking about disconnecting from the grid. This talk takes a look at home battery systems. Does it make sense to buy one? What are the benefits and issues? Will it work with your existing solar?


Lighter Footprints invites you to join us and our expert guest speaker on

Wednesday 27 June

7.00 for 7.30 start

Richard Keech

Richard is an engineer, consultant and author with particular interest in renewable energy and energy efficiency. He has masters degrees in both Engineering (Electronics) and Environment (Energy Efficiency).  He was a key author of the Zero Carbon Australia Buildings Plan and a regular contributor to the ATA’s publications on topics related to energy efficiency.  Richard lives in Melbourne with his family in their zero-carbon home.  Richard is the author of ‘The Energy Freedom Home’ published by Scribe.

You can access Richard’s slides from the night here.

In addition Ric Brazzale Green Energy Trading will provide a broad context of the uptake of batteries in terms of impact on the grid.

Marwal Centre

9-11 Marwal Avenue
North Balwyn
Gold donation at the door
For more information, Carolyn Ingvarson 0411 115 186, or just turn up on the night.