Comments for Riddells Creek Sustainability http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter Newsletter Wed, 12 Aug 2009 02:32:18 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.3.1 Comment on Events Calendar by lrgodfrey http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/events-calendar/comment-page-1/#comment-12 Tue, 19 Aug 2008 05:57:58 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/events-calendar/#comment-12 Saturday, September 6, 9am onwards
Greening of Riddell Spring Planting
Phone for info: Lyn 5428 6558

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Comment on Sustainability Map by Russell http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/05/13/sustainability-map/comment-page-1/#comment-11 Wed, 28 May 2008 03:08:34 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/05/13/sustainability-map/#comment-11 This is just amazing – and fully automated so you can put your own info on there. It even finds your house.

It would be very useful if you could have a go at putting your own info on there – no matter how small you think it is – it is all extremely useful information.

Brilliant stuff I reckon. Thanks Reilly.

Russell

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Comment on Funding for Solar Rebates in 2008-09 by Reilly http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/05/16/funding-for-solar-rebates-in-2008-09/comment-page-1/#comment-10 Fri, 16 May 2008 11:01:27 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/05/16/funding-for-solar-rebates-in-2008-09/#comment-10 Article in The Age
“Anger as shadow falls on solar rebate” (inc. Erik Zimmerman)
http://www.theage.com.au/news/environment/shadow-on-solar-rebate/2008/05/15/1210765057398.html

“The Howard government allocated funding for 3000 solar rebates last financial year, but demand has risen from about 30 a week to about 300, which would push the annual uptake to 15,000. Funding has been allocated for 6000 rebates next financial year [08-09].”

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Comment on Sustainable Living & Alternative Housing Expo 2008 by Reilly http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/04/16/sustainable-living-alternative-housing-expo-2008/comment-page-1/#comment-9 Wed, 16 Apr 2008 00:17:56 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/03/20/sustainable-living-alternative-housing-expo-2008/#comment-9 This Sunday.
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Comment on How do you want to see the heart of Riddells Creek developed? by awebspinoff http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/04/02/how-do-you-want-to-see-the-heart-of-riddells-creek-developed/comment-page-1/#comment-8 Sun, 13 Apr 2008 02:59:37 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/04/02/how-do-you-want-to-see-the-heart-of-riddells-creek-developed/#comment-8 I dislike the idea of our proposed supermarket having the best view of the lake, however I do like the fresh approach of enabling the community to enjoy the view with the addition of a ‘piazza’.

Better still move the supermarket so it doesn’t block the lake view at all!! I don’t see why the truck driver delivering goods should have the best view of a potentially elegant and beautiful lake.

It’s currently looking neglected with the drought, but we could certainly make it into something that people would enjoy more often, WITH THE RIGHT PLANNING on behalf of the community!!!!

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Comment on Apr 10 – General good news – Solar Panels by Reilly http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/04/10/apr-10-general-good-news-solar-panels/comment-page-1/#comment-7 Fri, 11 Apr 2008 02:08:39 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/04/10/apr-10-general-good-news-solar-panels/#comment-7 I would suspect “GPS” should be “GPRS” – the mobile-phone data network. The meter would “call home” electricity usage/feed-in information wirelessly.

(This would make sense because the mobile-phone network is now so cheap, reliable and difficult to “hack” and its much easier putting a “mobile phone” into the meter at factory than wiring the meter to a land-line.)

A main advantage of the smart metering is its short reporting intervals (possibly each half-hour). This allows for very detailed analysis and optimisation of your household usage and solar-panel operation during the day. (As mentioned the householder has access to this up-to-date information via the internet.)

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Comment on Apr 10 – General good news – Solar Panels by i_mclean http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/04/10/apr-10-general-good-news-solar-panels/comment-page-1/#comment-6 Thu, 10 Apr 2008 06:54:47 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/04/10/apr-10-general-good-news-solar-panels/#comment-6 The line: “You will never have again have someone entering your private space to check the meter because the ‘beam it back’ via GPS” seems a little odd to me. Can you explain how this function takes place?
Regards, Ian

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Comment on How do you want to see the heart of Riddells Creek developed? by sellmanm http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/04/02/how-do-you-want-to-see-the-heart-of-riddells-creek-developed/comment-page-1/#comment-5 Wed, 09 Apr 2008 07:05:51 +0000 http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/2008/04/02/how-do-you-want-to-see-the-heart-of-riddells-creek-developed/#comment-5 I agree with the new proposal and wish to express my dissatisfaction with the cheap and unsustainable development which is proposed. We walk to the shops on a regular basis and find now that it is difficult to cross at the intersection of Sutherlands Rd and Station Street so with the added traffic it would be a nightmare. We do need to have a view when we sit and have coffee, if I want to look at an intersection or carpark I can go to Gisborne as the inappropriate development over there has totally destroyed the beauty and ambience of that once beautiful town. Pleasedo not turn Riddells Creek into a clone of Gisborne or worse still Sunbury. We have an opportunity here to do it RIGHT. We know the developer just want to do it as cheaply and in a manner which maximises his potential thus we get tiny carparks like at the coles in Gisbourne as every inch of space has to be developed to maximise his profit. Let us see if we can set an example to the poor victims of Gisbourne who have had to put up with their beautiful town being destroyed by profit hungry developers. Councillors you are there to represent the people NOT THE DEVELOPERS!!!
Merilyn Sellman Riddells Creek

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Comment on The next Riddells Creek Farmers Market by Lyn H. http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/03/12/farmers-market-15th-march/comment-page-1/#comment-3 Fri, 14 Mar 2008 10:22:55 +0000 http://infostrobe.com/wp/2008/03/12/farmers-market-15th-march/#comment-3 The Environment Groups stall will be staffed by people who can talk to you about the Solar Neighbourhood Project and the proposed commercial redevelopment. See the developer’s plan and see the community’s plan and sign a petition if you support greater participation by the community in the development of the hub of our town.

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Comment on Inverter Warranty upgraded – Solar Panel Project by russell http://riddellscreeksustainability.org.au/newsletter/2008/04/02/inverter-warranty/comment-page-1/#comment-2 Fri, 07 Mar 2008 00:06:27 +0000 http://infostrobe.com/wp/2008/03/06/inverter-warranty/#comment-2 This is a very positive development as many people commented on the inverter warranty.

Russell

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