More than 150 homes in an Aboriginal housing development have had solar panels installed as part of a new program to help tenants cut their energy costs.
Sanda Riley, who has lived there in Dubbo, NSW for 25 years, says her electricity bills were “cut in half” due to the 6 solar panels installed on the roof of her house.
Even better, 6 Aboriginal men were trained as solar installers through the program, re-entering the workforce. They say the program has changed their lives.
The project was a joint venture of Kenjarhy Aboriginal Services, Murdi Paaki Regional Enterprise Corporation, and the Aboriginal Housing Office.
Read the full story at https://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4714988/for-many-aboriginal-families-energy-bills-can-be-an-enormous-drain-solar-project-changes-lives/